Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 12/6


  • Southern Copper (SCCO, FCX) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • Starbucks (SBUX) upgraded by RW Baird from Neutral to Outperform 
  • Fastenal (FAST) upgraded by William Blair from Market Perform to Outperform
  • General Growth (GGP) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy
  • Simon Property (SPG) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy 
  • Aimco (AIV) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy 
  • Alexandria Real Estate (ARE) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy
  • Boston Properties (BXP) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy 
  • EverBank Financial (EVER) upgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Strong Buy
  • Chevron (CVX) upgraded by Dahlman Rose from Hold to Buy




  • Freeport McMoRan (FCX) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold 
  • Freeport McMoRan (FCX) downgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Sector Perform
  • Freeport McMoRan FCX) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • AutoZone (AZO) downgraded by Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform 
  • Scripps Networks (SNI) downgraded by Goldman from Buy to Neutral
  • Grainger (GWW) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral 
  • Ascena Retail (ASNA) downgraded by BB&T from Buy to Hold 
  • Weingarten Realty (WRI) downgraded by UBS from Neutral to Sell 
  • CBL & Associates (CBL) downgraded by UBS from Neutral to Sell
  • Plains Exploration (PXP) downgraded by Global Hunter from Accumulate to Neutral 
  • Intercontinental Hotels (IHG) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral 
  • MetLife (MET) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight


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