Consolidated Communications (CNSL - Get Report) was upgraded to buy at Drexel Hamilton. $26 price target. The stock has been weak following a strong quarter and the company offers an attractive 7% yield, Drexel said.
Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD - Get Report) was downgraded to underweight from neutral at JPMorgan. $25 price target. Revenue guidance will likely disappoint, given a shift in buyer habits, JPMorgan said.
Cornerstone OnDemand was also downgraded at Credit Suisse, to neutral from outperform. $35 price target. Earnings estimates were also cut, given the company's new guidance, Credit Suisse said.
Express Scripts (ESRX) was upgraded to hold from sell at Deutsche Bank. The valuation is more attractive, based on a $70 price target, Deutsche said.
Imperva (IMPV) was upgraded to buy from neutral at DA Davidson. The valuation is more attractive, based on a $57 price target, Davidson said.
Lions Gate (LGF) was upgraded to outperform at RBC Capital. $31 price target. The market is not factoring in cash synergies from the Starz acquisition, RBC said.
VWR (VWR) was downgraded to neutral from buy at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $28 price target. Organic growth is moderating and the company lacks catalysts, analysts said.
Whole Foods (WFM) was downgraded to underperform from neutral at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. $25 price target. Customer traffic declines are accelerating, analysts said.