Upgrades and Downgrades for Tuesday, 12/4


  • Health Net (HNT) upgraded by Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform  
  • Renren (RENN) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Sell to Hold 
  • Francesca’s (FRAN) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Partner Communications (PTNR) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Buy 
  • Gold Fields (GFI) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy
  • Smithfield Foods (SFD) upgraded by BB&T from Hold to Buy  
  • Public Storage (PSA) upgraded by Cantor from Hold to Buy
  • Omeros (OMER) upgraded by Needham from Hold to Buy  
  • Dollar Tree (DLTR) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Underweight to Equal Weight
  • SBA Communications (SBAC) upgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Top Pick 




  • Iberdrola (IBDRY) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral 
  • PNM Resources (PNM) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold 
  • Canon (CAJ) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Olympic Steel (ZEUS) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold 
  • Demand Media (DMD) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell 
  • InterActiveCorp (IACI) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell
  • Timken (TKR) downgraded by Longbow from Buy to Neutral
  • Regal Entertainment (RGC) downgraded by Macquarie from Outperform to Neutral 
  • Sovran Self Storage (SSS) downgraded by Cantor from Hold to Sell
  • Esterline (ESL) downgraded by KeyBanc from Buy to Hold  
  • Cott Corp. (COT) downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus from Buy to Hold


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