Upgrades and Downgrades for Tuesday, 8/7

Upgrades

  • Tyson Foods (TSN) upgraded by Stephens from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) upgraded by Barclays from Underweight to Equal Weight
  • Amgen (AMGN) upgraded by Lazard Capital from Sell to Buy
  • Applied Materials (AMAT) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy  
  • Freescale (FSL) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • Coach (COH) upgraded by Canaccord from Hold to Buy
  • VIVUS (VIVUS) upgraded by Lazard Capital from Neutral to Buy
  • Luminex (LMNX) upgraded by Cowen from Underperform to Neutral
  • Targa Resources Partners (NGLS) upgraded by RW Baird from Neutral to Outperform
  • Exelon (EXC) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • Changyou.com (CYOU) upgraded by CLSA from Outperform to Buy
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Downgrades  

  • Knight Capital (KCG) downgraded by Keefe Bruyette from Market Perform to Underperform
  • LAN Airlines (LFL) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Underperform  
  • Royal Bank of Canada (RY) downgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Underweight  
  • Leap Wireless (LEAP) downgraded by RW Baird from Neutral to Underperform
  • American Tower (AMT) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral
  • Gilead (GILD) downgraded by Lazard Capital from Buy to Neutral  
  • Smithfield Foods (SFD) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Health Net (HNT) downgraded by BMO Capital from Market Perform to Underperform
  • WMS Industries (WMS) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Underperform
  • WMS Industries (WMS) downgraded by Nomura from Neutral to Reduce 
  • Sanmina-SCI (SANM) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell
  • Voyager Oil & Gas (VOG) downgraded by Global Hunter from Accumulate to Neutral
  • Bank of Montreal (BMO) downgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Red Robin (RRGB) downgraded by Sterne Agee from Buy to Neutral
  • Heckmann (HEK) downgraded by Craig-Hallum from Buy to Hold

  

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