Hain Celestial (HAIN) - Get Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Report was downgraded to underweight from neutral at Piper Jaffray. $35 price target. The company missed guidance and delayed its 10-K filing because of an independent audit, Piper Jaffray said.
Hain Celestial was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Wedbush. $37 price target. The company missed guidance and is facing accounting questions, Wedbush said.
Hain Celestial was downgraded to equal-weight from overweight at Barclays. $43 price target. Independent review by the audit committee adds uncertainty to the model, Barclays said.
IBM (IBM) - Get International Business Machines (IBM) Report was initiated with a perform rating at Oppenheimer. The company is transforming its business, but may struggle to post consistent results in the coming quarters, Oppenheimer said.
Marathon Oil (MRO) - Get Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Report was upgraded to buy from neutral at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $21 price target. The company is one of the most leveraged majors to higher oil prices, analysts said.
Noble (NE) - Get Noble Corporation plc Report was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $7.50 price target. The company will likely refinance its debt and is leveraged to higher oil prices, analysts said.
Patterson-UTI (PTEN) - Get Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. Report was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $22 price target. Land rig operations should be an early beneficiary when the price of oil recovers, analysts said.
Smart & Final (SFS) - Get Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Report was downgraded to underweight at Morgan Stanley. $13 price target. The company has higher leverage and lower margins, relative to its peers, Morgan Stanley said.
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