Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 3/14


  • Apple (AAPL) upgraded by BT from Neutral to Buy 
  • Coca-Cola (KO) upgraded by CLSA from Underperform to Outperform 
  • Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH) upgraded by Barclays from Underweight to Equal Weight 
  • Johnson Controls (JCI) upgraded by CLSA from Outperform to Buy 
  • Boston Private Financial (BPFH) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • eBay (EBAY) upgraded by Evercore from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Avon Products (AVP) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Canadian Natural (CNQ) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Air Lease (AL) upgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Sigma Designs (SIGM) upgraded by Needham from Hold to Buy 


  • Amazon.com (AMZN) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral 
  • E-Trade (ETFC) downgraded by Keefe Bruyette from Market Perform to Underperform 
  • Hot Topic (HOTT) downgraded by Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral
  • Sasol (SSL) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral 
  • Vera Bradley (VRA) downgraded by William Blair from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Con-way (CNW) downgraded by Goldman from Buy to Neutral
  • Progressive (PGR) downgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Sector Perform
  • Eaton (ETN) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Airgas (ARG) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal Weight 
  • Lufkin (LUFK) downgraded by SunTrust from Buy to Neutral
  • Western Asset Mortgage (WMC) downgraded by Compass Point from Buy to Neutral
  • Gildan Activewear (GIL) downgraded by DA Davidson from Buy to Neutral
  • Amdocs (DOX) downgraded by Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform
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