Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday 4/20


  • Starbucks (SBUX) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Rio Tinto (RIO) upgraded by Citi from Neutral to Buy
  • Lear (LEA) upgraded by Baird from Neutral to Outperform
  • Discovery (DISCA) upgraded by Citi from Sell to Neutral
  • Genesco (GCO) upgraded by Piper Jaffray from Neutral to Overweight
  • Goldman Sachs (GS) upgraded by Atlantic Equities from Neutral to Overweight
  • United Financial (UBNK) upgraded by Keefe Bruyette from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Gap (GPS) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • BJ’s Restaurants (BJRI) upgraded by Wedbush from Underperform to Neutral


  • LINE Corp. (LN) downgraded by Goldman Sachs from Buy to Neutral
  • Proofpoint (PFPT) downgraded by Baird from Outperform to Neutral
  • Volaris (VLRS) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Avianca (AVH) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Grupo Aeromexico (GRPAF) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Molson Coors (TAP) downgraded by Cowen from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Time Warner (TWX) downgraded by Pivotal Research from Buy to Hold
  • Tribune Media (TRCO) downgraded by Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform

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