Upgrades and Downgrades for Tuesday, 12/18


  • Horizon Technology (HRZN) upgraded by Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform  
  • Duke Energy (DUK) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy 
  • Spreadtrum (SPRD) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Neutral 
  • Goldman Sachs (GS) upgraded by Susquehanna from Neutral to Positive
  • Cubic (CUB) upgraded by Needham from Hold to Buy  
  • Ctrip.com (CTRP) upgraded by Macquarie from Neutral to Outperform
  • Youku Tudou (YOKU) upgraded by Macquarie from Underperform to Outperform 




  • Lonmin (LNMIY) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Sell
  • FirstEnergy (FE) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Centene (CNC) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold  
  • Caribou Coffee (CBOU) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold 
  • Caribou Coffee (CBOU) downgraded by William Blair from Outperform to Market Perform 
  • LG Display (LPL) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral  
  • Owens & Minor (OMI) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell
  • Covenant Transportation (CVTI) downgraded by BB&T from Buy to Hold
  • Rush Enterprises (RUSHA) downgraded by BB&T from Buy to Hold
  • Trimble Navigation (TRMB) downgraded by Lazard Capital from Buy to Neutral
  • Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) downgraded by Topeka from Hold to Sell 


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