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Thu. 30 Jun 2022, 10:30am ET Benzinga Upgrades, Downgrades, Initiation, Intraday Update, Analyst Ratings

Upgrades

According to Jefferies, the prior rating for Digital Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:DLR) was changed from Hold to Buy. Digital Realty Trust earned $1.67 in the first quarter, compared to $1.67 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $178.22 and a 52-week-low of $124.00. Digital Realty Trust closed at $127.40 at the end of the last trading period.

For Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX), Jefferies upgraded the previous rating of Hold to Buy. For the first quarter, Equinix had an EPS of $7.16, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $6.98. The stock has a 52-week-high of $885.26 and a 52-week-low of $606.12. At the end of the last trading period, Equinix closed at $649.50.

Jefferies upgraded the previous rating for Crown Castle International Corp (NYSE:CCI) from Hold to Buy. In the first quarter, Crown Castle Intl showed an EPS of $1.87, compared to $1.71 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Crown Castle Intl shows a 52-week-high of $209.87 and a 52-week-low of $153.70. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $167.31.

According to Jefferies, the prior rating for Ventas Inc (NYSE:VTR) was changed from Hold to Buy. Ventas earned $0.79 in the first quarter, compared to $0.72 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Ventas shows a 52-week-high of $64.02 and a 52-week-low of $45.44. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $51.56.

According to William Blair, the prior rating for ShotSpotter Inc (NASDAQ:SSTI) was changed from Market Perform to Outperform. In the first quarter, ShotSpotter showed an EPS of $0.04, compared to $0.02 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of ShotSpotter shows a 52-week-high of $51.50 and a 52-week-low of $22.63. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $26.34.

For Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD), Northland Capital Markets upgraded the previous rating of Market Perform to Outperform. Advanced Micro Devices earned $1.13 in the first quarter, compared to $0.52 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $164.46 and a 52-week-low of $76.51. At the end of the last trading period, Advanced Micro Devices closed at $77.99.

For Bunge Ltd (NYSE:BG), B of A Securities upgraded the previous rating of Neutral to Buy. Bunge earned $4.26 in the first quarter, compared to $3.13 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Bunge shows a 52-week-high of $128.40 and a 52-week-low of $71.73. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $91.48.

UBS upgraded the previous rating for YPF SA (NYSE:YPF) from Sell to Neutral. YPF earned $0.64 in the first quarter, compared to $0.06 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $5.86 and a 52-week-low of $3.15. YPF closed at $3.34 at the end of the last trading period.

According to UBS, the prior rating for Banco Santander Chile (NYSE:BSAC) was changed from Sell to Neutral. In the first quarter, Banco Santander Chile showed an EPS of $0.64, compared to $0.54 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $22.95 and a 52-week-low of $15.37. At the end of the last trading period, Banco Santander Chile closed at $16.40.

Credit Suisse upgraded the previous rating for Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE:BIP) from Neutral to Outperform. Brookfield Infr Partners earned $0.01 in the first quarter, compared to $0.18 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $69.01 and a 52-week-low of $36.00. At the end of the last trading period, Brookfield Infr Partners closed at $37.04.

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Downgrades

Jefferies downgraded the previous rating for Sabra Health Care REIT Inc (NASDAQ:SBRA) from Buy to Hold. Sabra Health Care REIT earned $0.38 in the first quarter, compared to $0.39 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $19.02 and a 52-week-low of $11.44. Sabra Health Care REIT closed at $14.64 at the end of the last trading period.

For East West Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EWBC), Wedbush downgraded the previous rating of Outperform to Neutral. For the first quarter, East West Bancorp had an EPS of $1.66, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.44. The stock has a 52-week-high of $93.51 and a 52-week-low of $61.65. At the end of the last trading period, East West Bancorp closed at $66.43.

According to Jefferies, the prior rating for Highwoods Properties Inc (NYSE:HIW) was changed from Buy to Hold. Highwoods Props earned $1.03 in the first quarter, compared to $0.91 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $48.82 and a 52-week-low of $32.85. At the end of the last trading period, Highwoods Props closed at $34.78.

Jefferies downgraded the previous rating for RPT Realty (NYSE:RPT) from Buy to Hold. For the first quarter, RPT Realty had an EPS of $0.26, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.19. The current stock performance of RPT Realty shows a 52-week-high of $14.99 and a 52-week-low of $9.25. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $10.12.

According to Jefferies, the prior rating for Omega Healthcare Investors Inc (NYSE:OHI) was changed from Buy to Hold. For the first quarter, Omega Healthcare Invts had an EPS of $0.74, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.85. The stock has a 52-week-high of $37.96 and a 52-week-low of $24.81. At the end of the last trading period, Omega Healthcare Invts closed at $29.10.

According to Jefferies, the prior rating for Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE:KRG) was changed from Buy to Hold. For the first quarter, Kite Realty Gr Trust had an EPS of $0.46, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.34. The stock has a 52-week-high of $23.35 and a 52-week-low of $16.97. At the end of the last trading period, Kite Realty Gr Trust closed at $17.96.

Jefferies downgraded the previous rating for Acadia Realty Trust (NYSE:AKR) from Buy to Hold. For the first quarter, Acadia Realty Trust had an EPS of $0.33, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.25. The stock has a 52-week-high of $23.33 and a 52-week-low of $15.37. At the end of the last trading period, Acadia Realty Trust closed at $15.86.

For SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB), Wedbush downgraded the previous rating of Outperform to Neutral. In the first quarter, SVB Finl Gr showed an EPS of $7.92, compared to $10.03 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $763.22 and a 52-week-low of $384.83. SVB Finl Gr closed at $402.56 at the end of the last trading period.

Jefferies downgraded the previous rating for Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) from Buy to Hold. For the first quarter, Simon Property Group had an EPS of $2.78, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $2.48. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $171.12 and a 52-week-low of $93.50. Simon Property Group closed at $97.26 at the end of the last trading period.

For Axos Financial Inc (NYSE:AX), Wedbush downgraded the previous rating of Outperform to Neutral. In the third quarter, Axos Financial showed an EPS of $1.05, compared to $0.92 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $62.44 and a 52-week-low of $34.11. Axos Financial closed at $36.61 at the end of the last trading period.

According to Wedbush, the prior rating for Webster Financial Corp (NYSE:WBS) was changed from Outperform to Neutral. In the first quarter, Webster Finl showed an EPS of $1.24, compared to $1.25 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $65.00 and a 52-week-low of $41.88. Webster Finl closed at $43.45 at the end of the last trading period.

According to Wedbush, the prior rating for Huntington Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:HBAN) was changed from Outperform to Neutral. For the first quarter, Huntington Bancshares had an EPS of $0.32, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.48. The current stock performance of Huntington Bancshares shows a 52-week-high of $17.79 and a 52-week-low of $11.72. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $12.24.

For Western Alliance Bancorp (NYSE:WAL), Wedbush downgraded the previous rating of Outperform to Neutral. For the first quarter, Western Alliance had an EPS of $2.22, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.90. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $124.93 and a 52-week-low of $68.42. Western Alliance closed at $72.65 at the end of the last trading period.

According to Wedbush, the prior rating for KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) was changed from Outperform to Neutral. KeyCorp earned $0.45 in the first quarter, compared to $0.61 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $27.17 and a 52-week-low of $16.69. At the end of the last trading period, KeyCorp closed at $17.49.

According to UBS, the prior rating for Ameren Corp (NYSE:AEE) was changed from Buy to Neutral. For the first quarter, Ameren had an EPS of $0.97, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.91. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $99.20 and a 52-week-low of $79.35. Ameren closed at $89.64 at the end of the last trading period.

UBS downgraded the previous rating for Duke Energy Corp (NYSE:DUK) from Buy to Neutral. For the first quarter, Duke Energy had an EPS of $1.30, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.26. The stock has a 52-week-high of $116.33 and a 52-week-low of $95.48. At the end of the last trading period, Duke Energy closed at $106.01.

For Evergy Inc (NYSE:EVRG), UBS downgraded the previous rating of Buy to Neutral. In the first quarter, Evergy showed an EPS of $0.58, compared to $0.55 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $73.12 and a 52-week-low of $59.34. Evergy closed at $65.16 at the end of the last trading period.

UBS downgraded the previous rating for Fortis Inc (NYSE:FTS) from Neutral to Sell. For the first quarter, Fortis had an EPS of $0.62, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.61. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $51.66 and a 52-week-low of $43.12. Fortis closed at $47.51 at the end of the last trading period.

According to Exane BNP Paribas, the prior rating for SAP SE (NYSE:SAP) was changed from Outperform to Neutral. For the first quarter, SAP had an EPS of $1.12, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.69. The current stock performance of SAP shows a 52-week-high of $151.48 and a 52-week-low of $89.91. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $93.93.

According to Oppenheimer, the prior rating for Angion Biomedica Corp (NASDAQ:ANGN) was changed from Outperform to Perform. For the first quarter, Angion Biomedica had an EPS of $0.48, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $1.56. The stock has a 52-week-high of $14.64 and a 52-week-low of $1.07. At the end of the last trading period, Angion Biomedica closed at $1.71.

According to Stifel, the prior rating for Angion Biomedica Corp (NASDAQ:ANGN) was changed from Buy to Hold. Angion Biomedica earned $0.48 in the first quarter, compared to $1.56 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $14.64 and a 52-week-low of $1.07. At the end of the last trading period, Angion Biomedica closed at $1.71.

For MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM), William Blair downgraded the previous rating of Outperform to Market Perform. In the third quarter, MSC Industrial Direct Co showed an EPS of $1.82, compared to $1.42 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $92.04 and a 52-week-low of $72.30. At the end of the last trading period, MSC Industrial Direct Co closed at $75.32.

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Initiations

With a Buy rating, Lake Street initiated coverage on Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC). The price target seems to have been set at $8.00 for Lincoln Educational Servs. Lincoln Educational Servs earned $0.00 in the first quarter, compared to $0.13 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $8.20 and a 52-week-low of $4.94. At the end of the last trading period, Lincoln Educational Servs closed at $6.23.

With a Buy rating, Lake Street initiated coverage on Zentek Ltd (NASDAQ:ZTEK). The price target seems to have been set at $3.50 for Zentek. The current stock performance of Zentek shows a 52-week-high of $3.78 and a 52-week-low of $1.51. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $1.73.

With a Buy rating, Roth Capital initiated coverage on MGP Ingredients Inc (NASDAQ:MGPI). The price target seems to have been set at $115.00 for MGP Ingredients. MGP Ingredients earned $1.69 in the first quarter, compared to $1.01 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $104.00 and a 52-week-low of $58.41. MGP Ingredients closed at $97.39 at the end of the last trading period.

With a Buy rating, Benchmark initiated coverage on Warner Bros.Discovery Inc (NASDAQ:WBD). The price target seems to have been set at $26.00 for Warner Bros.Discovery. For the first quarter, Warner Bros.Discovery had an EPS of $0.69, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.21. The stock has a 52-week-high of $27.50 and a 52-week-low of $12.91. At the end of the last trading period, Warner Bros.Discovery closed at $13.17.

For Unity Software Inc (NYSE:U), Keybanc initiated coverage, by setting the current rating at Sector Weight. Unity Software earned $0.08 in the first quarter, compared to $0.10 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $210.00 and a 52-week-low of $29.09. At the end of the last trading period, Unity Software closed at $39.52.

For ironSource Ltd (NYSE:IS), Keybanc initiated coverage, by setting the current rating at Overweight. In the first quarter, ironSource showed an EPS of $0.05, compared to $0.04 from the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $13.14 and a 52-week-low of $2.20. ironSource closed at $2.39 at the end of the last trading period.

For AppLovin Corp (NASDAQ:APP), Keybanc initiated coverage, by setting the current rating at Overweight. In the first quarter, AppLovin showed an EPS of $0.31, compared to $0.05 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of AppLovin shows a 52-week-high of $116.09 and a 52-week-low of $27.04. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $35.55.

HC Wainwright & Co. initiated coverage on NRX Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:NRXP) with a Buy rating. The price target for NRX Pharmaceuticals is set to $2.00. NRX Pharmaceuticals earned $0.21 in the first quarter, compared to $0.71 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $26.24 and a 52-week-low of $0.49. At the end of the last trading period, NRX Pharmaceuticals closed at $0.57.

HC Wainwright & Co. initiated coverage on Acumen Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ABOS) with a Buy rating. The price target for Acumen Pharmaceuticals is set to $15.00. Acumen Pharmaceuticals earned $0.23 in the first quarter, compared to $64.41 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Acumen Pharmaceuticals shows a 52-week-high of $26.98 and a 52-week-low of $3.02. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $4.88.

With a Buy rating, HC Wainwright & Co. initiated coverage on Theseus Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:THRX). The price target seems to have been set at $22.00 for Theseus Pharmaceuticals. Theseus Pharmaceuticals earned $0.27 in the first quarter, compared to $4.90 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $24.54 and a 52-week-low of $4.86. Theseus Pharmaceuticals closed at $5.20 at the end of the last trading period.

Barclays initiated coverage on Nutanix Inc (NASDAQ:NTNX) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Nutanix is set to $19.00. In the third quarter, Nutanix showed an EPS of $0.05, compared to $0.41 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Nutanix shows a 52-week-high of $44.50 and a 52-week-low of $13.44. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $14.50.

With a Market Outperform rating, JMP Securities initiated coverage on PropertyGuru Group Ltd (NYSE:PGRU). The price target seems to have been set at $7.50 for PropertyGuru Group. PropertyGuru Group earned $0.67 in the first quarter, compared to $0.14 in the year-ago quarter. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $9.00 and a 52-week-low of $4.33. PropertyGuru Group closed at $4.65 at the end of the last trading period.

With a Sector Outperform rating, Scotiabank initiated coverage on Perficient Inc (NASDAQ:PRFT). The price target seems to have been set at $110.00 for Perficient. In the first quarter, Perficient showed an EPS of $0.98, compared to $0.75 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Perficient shows a 52-week-high of $153.28 and a 52-week-low of $79.75. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $90.88.

Piper Sandler initiated coverage on Coty Inc (NYSE:COTY) with a Neutral rating. The price target for Coty is set to $8.00. Coty earned $0.03 in the third quarter, compared to $0.00 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $11.12 and a 52-week-low of $5.90. At the end of the last trading period, Coty closed at $7.85.

Piper Sandler initiated coverage on Bath & Body Works Inc (NYSE:BBWI) with an Overweight rating. The price target for Bath & Body Works is set to $58.00. Bath & Body Works earned $0.64 in the first quarter, compared to $1.25 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $82.00 and a 52-week-low of $26.23. At the end of the last trading period, Bath & Body Works closed at $26.40.

With a Buy rating, Benchmark initiated coverage on Texas Instruments Inc (NASDAQ:TXN). The price target seems to have been set at $205.00 for Texas Instruments. In the first quarter, Texas Instruments showed an EPS of $2.35, compared to $1.87 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Texas Instruments shows a 52-week-high of $202.26 and a 52-week-low of $149.10. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $152.78.

With a Buy rating, DA Davidson initiated coverage on Amkor Technology Inc (NASDAQ:AMKR). The price target seems to have been set at $30.00 for Amkor Technology. In the first quarter, Amkor Technology showed an EPS of $0.69, compared to $0.49 from the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $29.50 and a 52-week-low of $16.26. At the end of the last trading period, Amkor Technology closed at $16.76.

With a Strong Buy rating, Raymond James initiated coverage on FIGS Inc (NYSE:FIGS). The price target seems to have been set at $15.00 for FIGS. For the first quarter, FIGS had an EPS of $0.05, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.08. At the moment, the stock has a 52-week-high of $50.35 and a 52-week-low of $6.93. FIGS closed at $8.29 at the end of the last trading period.

With an Outperform rating, Raymond James initiated coverage on Etsy Inc (NASDAQ:ETSY). The price target seems to have been set at $100.00 for Etsy. Etsy earned $0.60 in the first quarter, compared to $1.00 in the year-ago quarter. The stock has a 52-week-high of $307.75 and a 52-week-low of $67.01. At the end of the last trading period, Etsy closed at $74.80.

With an Outperform rating, Raymond James initiated coverage on ThredUp Inc (NASDAQ:TDUP). The price target seems to have been set at $7.00 for ThredUp. For the first quarter, ThredUp had an EPS of $0.21, compared to year-ago quarter EPS of $0.17. The current stock performance of ThredUp shows a 52-week-high of $31.32 and a 52-week-low of $2.49. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $2.56.

Raymond James initiated coverage on Rent the Runway Inc (NASDAQ:RENT) with an Outperform rating. The price target for Rent the Runway is set to $9.00. Rent the Runway earned $0.67 in the first quarter, compared to $3.75 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Rent the Runway shows a 52-week-high of $24.77 and a 52-week-low of $3.00. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $3.29.

With an Outperform rating, Raymond James initiated coverage on Brilliant Earth Group Inc (NASDAQ:BRLT). The price target seems to have been set at $10.00 for Brilliant Earth Group. The stock has a 52-week-high of $20.39 and a 52-week-low of $3.60. At the end of the last trading period, Brilliant Earth Group closed at $4.86.

Raymond James initiated coverage on Overstock.com Inc (NASDAQ:OSTK) with a Market Perform rating. Overstock.com earned $0.21 in the first quarter, compared to $0.56 in the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Overstock.com shows a 52-week-high of $111.28 and a 52-week-low of $24.82. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $27.19.

With a Buy rating, Stifel initiated coverage on Zurn Water Solutions Corp (NYSE:ZWS). The price target seems to have been set at $34.00 for Zurn Water Solutions. In the first quarter, Zurn Water Solutions showed an EPS of $0.24, compared to $0.13 from the year-ago quarter. The current stock performance of Zurn Water Solutions shows a 52-week-high of $38.31 and a 52-week-low of $23.14. Moreover, at the end of the last trading period, the closing price was at $26.76.

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