Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations
$ARIA, $T, $CHK, $HAIN, $NKE, $V
Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Wednesday, as follows:
Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA) received a full analyst review Monday, + remember the Bernie Sanders attack, and shares closed down 9.7% at 9.37. Now JMP Securities has downgraded it to Market Perform from Market Outperform. The stock has a 52-wk trading range of 4.37 to 14.34 and a consensus analyst price target of 13.33.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) raised to Hold from Sell and the price target was raised to 39 from 36 at Independent Research. It has a 52-wk trading range of 2.22 – 43.89 and a consensus price target of 41.95.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE:CHK) analysts raised to Sector Perform from Underperform with an 8 price target at RBC Capital Markets. The 52-wk trading range is 1.50 – 8.15, and the consensus price target is 7.37.
Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) analysts started as Positive at Susquehanna. Han Celestial has a 52-wk trading range of 33.12 – 56.99 and has a consensus analyst price target of 43.38.
Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) started as Perform at Oppenheimer. The stock was last seen down 2% at 50.50 on the heels of Under Armour earnings. Nike has a 52-wk trading range of 50.96 – 68.19 and a consensus price target of 62.41.
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim, maintained as Buy and the price target was raised to 97 from 90 at UBS. Visa has a 52-wk trading range of 66.12 – 83.79 and a consensus price target of 92.80.