Research Analysts’ Updated EPS Estimates for December, 4th (AB, AHKSY, ALLT, APLT, AQUA, ASGN, AXSM, BMO, CARA, CRWD)

Research Analysts’ updated eps estimates for Wednesday, December 4th:

AllianceBernstein (NYSE:AB) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “ALLIANCE CAP MANAGEMENT L.P. provides diversified investment management services, primarily to pension funds, endowments, foreign financial institutions, and to individual investors. “

ASAHI KASEI COR/ADR (OTCMKTS:AHKSY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $25.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “ASAHI KASEI CORPORATION, provides innovative solutions based in chemistry and materials science to a diverse range of markets including fibers, chemicals, consumer products, housing, construction, electronics, and health care. On October 1, 2003, all core operations were transferred to wholly owned constituent corporations as autonomous operating business units. Asahi Kasei Corporation, as the parent company, functions as a holding company for group operations. An Independent Businesses Group not included in the constituent corporations provides group services. “

Allot Communications (NASDAQ:ALLT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Allot Communications Ltd. is a leading provider of intelligent IP service optimization solutions. Designed for carriers, service providers and enterprises, Allot solutions apply deep packet inspection technology to transform broadband pipes into smart networks. This creates the visibility and control vital to manage applications, services and subscribers, guarantee quality of service, contain operating costs and maximize revenue. Allot believes in listening to customers and provides them access to its global network of visionaries, innovators and support engineers. “

Applied Therapeutics (NASDAQ:APLT) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Applied Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. It engages in developing drug candidates for unmet medical need. The company’s product candidate consists of AT-001, for the treatment of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy; AT-007, for the treatment of Galactosemia and AT-003, for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy which are in clinical stage. Applied Therapeutics Inc. is based in New York, United States. “

Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE:AQUA) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a strong sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is a provider of mission critical water treatment solutions. The company offer services, systems and technologies to support customers’ full water lifecycle. Its operating segment consists of Industrial, Municipal and Products. Industrial Segment provides fully-integrated systems and service solutions. Municipal Segment provides engineered solutions and equipment for the treatment of wastewater, purification of drinking water and odor and corrosion control for municipalities. Products Segment sells differentiated technologies to a diverse set of water treatment system specifiers, integrators and end users globally. Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. is based in PITTSBURGH, United States. “

ASGN (NYSE:ASGN) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “ASGN Incorporated provides IT and professional services primarily in the technology, creative/digital, engineering, life sciences and government sectors. ASGN Incorporated, formerly known as On Assignment Inc., is based California, United States. “

Axsome Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AXSM) had its price target increased by Guggenheim from $65.00 to $48.00.

Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO) (TSE:BMO) was upgraded by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. from a neutral rating to an outperform rating.

Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CARA) had its price target raised by Cantor Fitzgerald from $29.00 to $33.00.

Crowdstrike (NASDAQ:CRWD) had its target price cut by Barclays PLC from $94.00 to $75.00.

Fortis (NYSE:FTS) was upgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating.

Gibson Energy (TSE:GEI) was upgraded by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada from a sector perform rating to an outperform rating. The firm currently has C$31.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of C$27.00.

Omeros (NASDAQ:OMER) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Needham & Company LLC.

Pagerduty (NYSE:PD) had its target price trimmed by Royal Bank of Canada to $43.00. Royal Bank of Canada currently has an outperform rating on the stock.

Pluristem Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PSTI) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Maxim Group. Maxim Group currently has a $8.00 price target on the stock.

Safehold (NYSE:SAFE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. They currently have $44.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “Safety, Income and Growth, Inc. acquires, owns, manages, finances and capitalizes ground net leases. Safety, Income and Growth, Inc. is based in New York, United States. “

SEIKO EPSON COR/ADR (OTCMKTS:SEKEY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “Seiko Epson Corporation is engaged in the development, manufacturing, sales, marketing and servicing of information-related equipment, electronic devices, precision products and other products. The Information Equipment segment manufactures and offers computers and peripherals, including PCs, printers, scanners and projectors. The Electronic Devices and Precision Equipment segment is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of quartz devices, semiconductors, and displays, watches, plastic corrective lenses, and factory automation equipment. Seiko Epson Corporation has its head office in Suwa, Nagano. “

Steven Madden (NASDAQ:SHOO) had its target price boosted by Loop Capital to $46.00. Loop Capital currently has a buy rating on the stock.

Soligenix (NASDAQ:SNGX) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Maxim Group. Maxim Group currently has a $4.00 price target on the stock.

Spirent Communications (OTCMKTS:SPMYY) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a sell rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, “SPIRENT PLC-ADR is an international network technology company providing state-of-the-art systems and solutions for a broad range of customers worldwide. Their Communications group is a worldwide provider of integrated performance analysis and service assurance systems for next-generation network technologies. Spirent’s solutions accelerate the development and deployment of network equipment and services by emulating real-world conditions and assuring end-to-end performance of large-scale networks. “

Spirit Realty Capital (NYSE:SRC) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a buy rating. The firm currently has $58.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It acquires single tenant, operationally essential real estate where the tenants conduct retail, service or distribution activities. The Company has investments throughout the United States. Its portfolio of properties is leased to tenants operating in different industries which includes restaurants; general, specialty and discount retailers; movie theatres; education facilities; health, fitness and recreational facilities; automotive dealers, parts and service facilities; and supermarkets. Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. “

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