Upgrades

  • Apple (AAPL) upgraded by Scotia Capital from Sector Perform to Outperform
  • US Steel (X) upgraded by Macquarie from Underperform to Neutral
  • J.C. Penney (JCP) upgraded by BMO Capital from Underperform to Market Perform
  • Domino’s Pizza (DPZ) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Neutral
  • United Technologies (UTX) upgraded by Argus from Hold to Buy
  • Panera Bread (PNRA) upgraded by Miller Tabak from Neutral to Buy
  • Century Aluminum (CENX) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Neutral
  • Aeropostale (ARO) upgraded by Janney Capital from Neutral to Buy
  • Ryder (R) upgraded by RW Baird from Neutral to Outperform
  • Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • Ethan Allen (ETH) upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus from Hold to Buy
  • Kindred Healthcare (KND) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Canadian National (CNI) upgraded by Raymond James from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Helix Energy (HLX) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Underweight to Equal Weight
  • ICON plc (ICLR) upgraded by Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform

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Downgrades 

  • McDonald’s (MCD) downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold
  • Symantec (AYMC) downgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Sector Perform
  • Progressive (PGR) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Rent-A-Center (RCII) downgraded by Hilliard Lyons from Long-Term Buy to Neutral
  • Ardea Biosciences (RDEA) downgraded by William Blair from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Total System (TSS) downgraded by Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Inphi (IPHI) downgraded by Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral
  • PrivateBancorp (PVTB) downgraded by Keefe Bruyette from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Wabtec (WAB) downgraded by KeyBanc from Buy to Hold
  • PPL Corp. (PPL) downgraded by FBR Capital from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Anixter (AXE) downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus from Buy to Hold
  • Ceradyne (CRDN) downgraded by Needham from Buy to Hold

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