• United Microelectronic (UMC) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • Sonic (SONC) upgraded by Sterne Agee from Neutral to Buy
  • Kennametal (KMT) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Neutral
  • Valero Energy (VLO) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy
  • Grainger (GWW) upgraded by BB&T from Hold to Buy
  • Citi Trends (CTRN) upgraded by Susquehanna from Neutral to Positive
  • Healthcare Services (HCSG) upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus from Hold to Buy
  • Oracle (ORCL) upgraded by CLSA from Underperform to Outperform
  • Integra LifeSciences (IART) upgraded by Argus from Hold to Buy 



  • Volvo (VOLVY) downgraded by HSBC from Overweight to Neutral  
  • Expedia (EXPE) downgraded by Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral
  • Body Central (BODY) downgraded by Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform
  • Body Central (BODY) downgraded by RW Baird from Outperform to Neutral
  • AK Steel (AKS) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral
  • Elster (ELT) downgraded by Canaccord from Buy to Hold  
  • Monster Beverage (MNST) downgraded by CLSA from Outperform to Underperform
  • Brinker (EAT) downgraded by Raymond James from Strong Buy to Outperform
  • Timken (TKR) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral 
  • Celestica (CLS) downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold

[ad#jack p.s.]

Upgrades & Downgrades provided by Theflyonthewall.com

TheFlyOnTheWall.com is a source for up-to-the-minute financial news. Known for its unbiased market intelligence, TheFly has been serving professional and individual investors worldwide for more than 12 years. TheFly’s news feed keeps investors informed of all the news moving on the wires and circulating throughout Wall Street trading desks.  Become an informed investor. Try all of TheFly’s services FREE for 30-days by clicking here.