Upgrades and Downgrades for Tuesday, 4/2


  • eBay (EBAY) upgraded by Topeka from Hold to Buy 
  • AstraZeneca (AZN) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • GNC Holdings (GNC) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • DaVita (DVA) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy 
  • Hanesbrands (HBI) upgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Strong Buy
  • Ultra Petroleum (UPL) upgraded by Brean Capital from Hold to Buy
  • eHealth (EHTH) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy  
  • Salient MLP & Energy Infrastructure (SMF) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • DFC Global (DLLR) upgraded by Nomura from Neutral to Buy 
  • F5 Networks (FFIV) upgraded by RW Baird from Neutral to Outperform 


  • Rackspace (RAX) downgraded by Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Apple (AAPL) downgraded by Goldman from Conviction Buy to Buy
  • Exxon Mobil (XOM) downgraded by Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform
  • Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell 
  • Goldman Sachs (GS) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral
  • Celadon Group (CGI) downgraded by BB&T from Buy to Hold
  • Charles Schwab (SCHW) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral
  • Morgan Stanley (MS) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral 
  • NASDAQ (NDAQ) downgraded by Evercore from Overweight to Equal Weight  
  • Ericsson (ERIC) downgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Sector Perform
  • Texas Instruments (TXN) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold  
  • Universal Technical Institute (UTI) downgraded by Argus from Buy to Sell
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