Upgrades and Downgrades for Tuesday, 4/9


  • China Life Insurance (LFC) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • Primerica (PRI) upgraded by Raymond James from Market Perform to Outperform  
  • CYS Investments (CYS) upgraded by Compass Point from Neutral to Buy 
  • Global Payments (GPN) upgraded by Nomura from Neutral to Buy
  • Qlik (QLIK) Technologies upgraded by Evercore from Equal Weight to Overweight 
  • MAKO Surgical (MAKO) upgraded by Mizuho from Neutral to Buy
  • BB&T (BBT) upgraded by Compass Point from Neutral to Buy 
  • Dot Hill Systems (HILL) upgraded by Needham from Hold to Buy
  • BioCryst (BCRX) upgraded by MLV Equity from Hold to Buy
  • PerkinElmer (PKI) upgraded by ISI Group from Buy to Strong Buy


  • Lufkin (LUFK) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Sell  
  • Protective Life (PL) downgraded by Raymond James from Strong Buy to Outperform
  • Protective Life (PL) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Underperform
  • Alumina (AWC) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Underperform  
  • Abiomed (ABMD) downgraded by Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral
  • Concur (CNQR) downgraded by Oppenheimer from Perform to Underperform
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ) downgraded by RBC Capital from Sector Perform to Underperform
  • Bank of Hawaii (BOH) downgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Sector Perform
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