The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports
$AZO, $AVB, $BHF, $CASA, $INCY, $NGD
Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new tradingand investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid.
Below is a list of the Street’s Key analysts outlook for main issues for Thursday, as follows:
AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO) analysts raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens. The auto parts giant has traded between 499.10 – 797.89 during the past year. The consensus price target is 748.78.
Avalon Bay Communities Inc. (NYSE:AVB) analysts downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird. The 52-wk trading range for the shares is 152.65 – 193.41, and the consensus price target is $187.44. The stock closed on Wednesday at 180.30.
Brighthouse Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF) analyst raised the rating to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse. The shares have traded between 39.24 and 67.55 over the past year. The consensus price target is 50.46. The stock ended trading on Wednesday at 40.63.
Casa Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CASA) analysts downgraded CASA to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie. The stock has traded in a 52-wk trading range of 0.09 – 34.21. The consensus price target is set at 24.60, and the stock closed trading on Wednesday at 12.08. Wednesday CASA’s shares were hammered in the pre-market on earnings that looked to exceed analyst estimates, but revenues came in way below estimates.
Incyte Corp. (NASDAQ:INCY) analysts raised INCY to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets. The stock has traded in a 52-wk range of 60.23 -140.11, and the consensus price target is set at84.31. The stock ended Thursday at 66.87 a share.
New Gold Inc. (NYSE:NGD) analysts downgraded New Gold to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets. The stocks 52-wk trading range is 1.10 – 4.25. The consensus price target is at 3.81, and the shares ended Wedesday at 1.09 off 9 pennies.