Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 7/11

Upgrades

  • Telekom Austria (TKAGY) upgraded by Goldman from Sell to Neutral
  • Brown & Brown (BRO) upgraded by Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Sprint (S) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • Lamar Advertising (LAMR) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • AMD (AMD) upgraded by Canaccord from Hold to Buy
  • Linear Technology (LLTC) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Diamond Offshore (DO) upgraded by BMO Capital from Underperform to Market Perform
  • KB Home (KBH) upgraded by CRT Capital from Fair Value to Buy
  • Wisconsin Energy (WEC) upgraded by Atlantic Equities from Neutral to Overweight
  • Analog Devices (ADI) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • MFA Financial (MFA) upgraded by Evercore from Equal Weight  to Overweight
  • Hess Corp. (HES) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • Bridgepoint Education (BPI) upgraded by Barrington from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Palo Alto (PANW) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy
  • Finisar (FNSR) upgraded by Needham from Buy to Strong Buy
  • AMD (AMD) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Buy
  • ADTRAN (ADTN) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • Viacom (VIAB) upgraded by Bernstein from Underperform to Market Perform
[ad#upgrades-336]  Downgrades 

  • On Assignment (ASGN) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Arkansas Best (ABFS) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Sprint (S) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Lender Processing (LPS) downgraded by Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform
  • Avago (AVGO) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Transocean (RIG) downgraded by BMO Capital from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Ensco (ESV) downgraded by BMO Capital from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Atwood Oceanics (ATW) downgraded by BMO Capital from Outperform to Market Perform
  • ON Semiconductor (ONNN) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Inphi (IPHI) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • American Capital Agency (AGNC) downgraded by Evercore from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Hatteras Financial (HTS) downgraded by Evercore from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Marketo (MKTO) downgraded by UBS from Neutral to Sell
  • Jive Software (JIVE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy by UBS
  • Wynn Resorts (WYNN) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight  to Underweight
  • Mistras (MG) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral
  • Cliffs Natural (CLF) downgraded by CIBC from Sector Performer to Sector Underperformer
  • SourceFire (FIRE) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral
  • New York Times (NYT) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Family Dollar (FDO) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Annaly Capital (NLY) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Underperform
  • AG Mortgage (MITT) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral
  • Hatteras Financial (HTS) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Underperform
  • CYS Investments (CYS) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Underperform
  • ARMOUR Residential (ARR) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Underperform
  • Invesco Mortgage (IVR) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral
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