Investment Analysts’ Downgrades for September, 19th (AKBA, AMZN, BCOV, CATM, CORE, DGICA, FELE, HTLD, LNDC, NOG)

Investment Analysts’ downgrades for Thursday, September 19th:

Akebia Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AKBA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Brightcove (NASDAQ:BCOV) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Cardtronics (NASDAQ:CATM) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Core-Mark (NASDAQ:CORE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Donegal Group (NASDAQ:DGICA) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a sell rating to a strong sell rating.

Franklin Electric (NASDAQ:FELE) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Northern Oil and Gas (NASDAQ:NOG) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Universal Display (NASDAQ:OLED) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating.

Peoples Financial Services (NASDAQ:PFIS) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Star Bulk Carriers (NASDAQ:SBLK) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a buy rating to a hold rating.

SThree (OTCMKTS:STREF) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “SThree Plc is engaged in staffing businesses. It provides permanent and contract specialist staff to its client base. The company’s brand comprises Computer Futures, Progressive Recruitment, Huxley, Real Staffing Group, Newington International, JP Gray, Hyden and Orgtel. It operates primarily in Australia and Europe. SThree Plc is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. “

Carrols Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:TAST) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Carrols Restaurant Group is the largest BURGER KING franchisee in the U.S., with over 800 restaurants and has operated BURGER KING restaurants since 1976. “

Triumph Bancorp (NASDAQ:TBK) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “Triumph Bancorp Inc. is a financial holding company with a diversified line of community banking, commercial finance and asset management activities. It serves its local communities through its two wholly owned bank subsidiaries, Triumph Savings Bank, SSB and Triumph Community Bank, N.A. These operations include a full suite of lending and depository products and services focused on meeting the needs of its customers in its community banking markets. It serves a broad national customer base through its commercial finance brands, which include discount factoring through Triumph Business Capital, equipment lending and general asset based lending through Triumph Commercial Finance, healthcare asset based lending through Triumph Healthcare Finance, commercial insurance through Triumph Insurance Group, institutional asset management services through Triumph Capital Advisors. Triumph Bancorp Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. “

THK CO LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:THKLY) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a hold rating to a sell rating. According to Zacks, “THK CO., LTD. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of components for industrial and transportation equipment. Its products include machinery parts such as linear motion guides and ball screws and transportation equipment parts such as link ball and suspension ball joints. The company’s operating segment consists of Japan, Americas, Europe, China and Others. THK CO., LTD. is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. “

VEON (NASDAQ:VEON) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a hold rating to a sell rating.

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