American Assets Trust (NYSE:AAT) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “American Assets, Inc. is a real estate investment trust, or REIT, that owns, operates, acquires and develops retail and office properties primarily in Southern California, Northern California and Hawaii. The trusts assets include retail properties, office properties, Waikiki Beach Walk property and multifamily properties. American Assets, Inc. is based in San Diego, California. “
Ares Commercial Real Estate (NYSE:ACRE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $14.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation is a specialty finance company focused on originating, investing in and managing middle-market commercial real estate loans and other commercial real estate investments. The Company’s financing solutions are comprised of its target investments, which include the following: Transitional senior mortgage loans, Stretch senior mortgage loans, Subordinate debt mortgage loans and Other CRE debt and preferred equity investments. Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation is based in Chicago, Illinois. “
adidas (OTCMKTS:ADDYY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $120.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Adidas is a leading brand in the sporting goods market with strong positions in footwear, apparel and hardware. Adidas products offer technological innovations and cutting-edge designs to athletes of all skill levels who aspire to achieve peak performance. The adidas brand is structured in three divisions: Forever Sport, Originals and adidas Equipment. “
Adverum Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:ADVM) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks Investment Research currently has $7.75 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc. is a gene therapy company. The Company discovers and develops novel medicines for patients living with rare diseases. Adverum Biotechnologies Inc, formerly known as Avalanche Biotechnologies Inc., is headquartered in Menlo Park, California. “
American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “American Woodmark Corporation is the third-largest manufacturer of kitchen and bath cabinets. Offering more than 340 cabinet lines in a wide variety of designs, materials and finishes, American Woodmark products are sold through a network of dealers and distributors and directly to home centers and major homebuilders. American Woodmark offers over 500 cabinet styles for the remodeling and new home construction markets under four major brands: American Woodmark, Shenandoah Cabinetry, Timberlake Cabinetry, and Waypoint Living Spaces. American Woodmark cabinetry is created to bring fashion, beauty and function to the heart of the home. American Woodmark people are committed to providing outstanding value and a superior customer experience. American Woodmark company is focused on long term, sustainable growth. They offer employees the opportunity for professional growth while maintaining a work-life balance. “
ArcBest (NASDAQ:ARCB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ArcBest Corporation provides freight transportation services and solutions. The company’s Freight Transportation segment offers transportation of general commodities; motor carrier freight transportation services; business-to-business air transportation services; ocean transport services; global customizable supply chain solutions and integrated warehousing services. Its Premium Logistics & Expedited Freight Services segment provides expedited freight transportation services to commercial and government customers; premium logistics services; and domestic and international freight transportation with air, ocean, and ground service. ArcBest Corporation, formerly known as Arkansas Best Corporation, is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas. “
Arena Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ARNA) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. The analysts wrote, “Arena mgmt provided a corporate update today in a 4Q17 conference call. Mgmt reiterated guidance for top-line results from etrasimod Phase 2 trial in Ulcerative Colitis (UC) later this month. Preclinical and Phase 1 data suggest the drug has the potential for differentiation in the S1P receptor modulator space. We await outcome, maintaining HOLD. Mgmt also discussed ralinepag Phase 3 trial design in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH). Three trials are planned, two of which mgmt believes are independently sufficient for regulatory approval. Mgmt plans to provide more details around cost and time to completion mid-2018 after protocols are finalized.””
Alteryx (NYSE:AYX) had its sector weight rating reissued by analysts at KeyCorp.
UBS Group AG began coverage on shares of Clean Harbors (NYSE:CLH). UBS Group AG issued a sell rating on the stock.
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Maxim Group. The firm currently has a $410.00 target price on the stock. The analysts wrote, “We maintain our Buy rating and $410 price target on Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) following news that the company’s chief marketing officer, Mark Crumpacker, is exiting the company effective today. We regard today’s news as a sign that new CEO Brian Niccol is moving quickly to take action and make his presence known.””
UBS Group AG initiated coverage on shares of Covanta (NYSE:CVA). The firm issued a neutral rating on the stock.
UBS Group AG assumed coverage on shares of Casella Waste Systems (NASDAQ:CWST). They issued a neutral rating on the stock.
UBS Group AG started coverage on shares of US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL). UBS Group AG issued a sell rating on the stock.
Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on shares of Electro Scientific Industries (NASDAQ:ESIO). They issued a buy rating on the stock.
Macquarie started coverage on shares of Essent Group (NYSE:ESNT). They issued an outperform rating on the stock.
Greencore Group (LON:GNC) was downgraded by analysts at Davy Research to a neutral rating.
Matador Resources (NYSE:MTDR) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets currently has a $30.00 price target on the stock.
Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of MGIC Investment (NYSE:MTG). Macquarie issued an outperform rating on the stock.
Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Radian Group (NYSE:RDN). The firm issued a neutral rating on the stock.
UBS Group AG began coverage on shares of Republic Services (NYSE:RSG). They issued a buy rating on the stock.
Tuniu (NASDAQ:TOUR) was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG from an outperform rating to a hold rating.
VF (NYSE:VFC) was given a $90.00 target price by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. The firm currently has a buy rating on the stock.
UBS Group AG began coverage on shares of Waste Management (NYSE:WM). They issued a neutral rating on the stock.
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