Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 2/7


  • Yahoo! (YHOO) upgraded by Pivotal Research from Hold to Buy 
  • BlackBerry (BBRY) upgraded by Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform  
  • Owens Corning (OC) upgraded by Longbow from Neutral to Buy
  • AXA (AXAHY) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • Con-way (CNW) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy 
  • ViaSat (VSAT) upgraded by Needham from Hold to Buy
  • Goodrich Petroleum (GDP) upgraded by RBC Capital from Sector Perform to Outperform
  • Reliance Steel (RS) upgraded by Dahlman Rose from Hold to Buy
  • Fortune Brands (FBHS) upgraded by KeyBanc from Hold to Buy
  • True Religion (TRLG) upgraded by BB&T from Hold to Buy 
  • Life Time Fitness (LTM) upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus from Hold to Buy 


  • Google (GOOG) downgraded by Pivotal Research from Buy to Hold
  • Visa (V) downgraded by Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform
  • National Grid (NGG) downgraded by HSBC from Overweight to Neutral  
  • L’Oreal (LRLCY) downgraded by Societe Generale from Buy to Hold 
  • Volvo (VOLVY) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold 
  • Metals USA (MUSA,RS) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Metals USA (MUSA) downgraded by Davenport from Buy to Neutral
  • Aaron’s (AAN) downgraded by Canaccord from Buy to Hold
  • Akamai (AKAM) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold 
  • Owens Corning (OC) downgraded by KeyBanc from Buy to Hold
  • Viacom (VIAB) downgraded by Wedbush from Outperform to Neutral 
  • TriQuint (TQNT) downgraded by Needham from Buy to Hold
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Underperform
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