Analysts' Actions -- Danaher, Twilio, Under Armour, UPS and More

RATINGS CHANGES

Boyd Gaming (BYD) was upgraded to buy from neutral at Nomura. $25 price target. Expect management to return excess cash flow to investors, Nomura said. 

CNH Industrial (CNHI) was upgraded to hold at Deutsche Bank. $10.01 price target. The valuation is more attractive, as the negative thesis has played out, Deutsche said. 

Crane (CR) was upgraded to outperform at Oppenheimer. $82 price target. The valuation is more attractive, following the recent pullback, Oppenheimer said. 

Danaher (DHR) was upgraded to outperform from neutral at Credit Suisse. $93 price target. The new analyst sees higher customer demand and margin improvement, Credit Suisse said. 

Carmax (KMX) was downgraded to underweight from equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. $48 price target. Used car prices are deteriorating across the market, Morgan said. 

NRG Energy (NRG) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: NRG.

Packaging Corp. (PKG) was downgraded to neutral from buy at DA Davidson. The valuation is less attractive, based on a $96 price target. 

Regal Entertainment (RGC) was downgraded to underperform from neutral at Credit Suisse. $20 price target. Ticket price and concessions revenue are likely to trend lower across the country, Credit Suisse said. 

Twilio (TWLO) was upgraded to outperform from market perform at JMP Securities. $35 price target. Checks suggest solid business momentum, JMP said. 

Under Armour (UAA) (UA) was downgraded to market perform from outperform at FBR Capital Markets. $20 price target. The company posted significantly lower earnings results, FBR said. 

United Parcel (UPS) was downgraded to market perform at BMO Capital. The company lacks near-term catalysts, BMO said. 

Valero Energy Partners (VLP) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. You can view the full analysis from the report here: VLP.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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