Upgrades and Downgrades for Wednesday, 7/31

Upgrades

  • Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) upgraded by Nomura from Neutral to Buy
  • Symantec (SYMC) upgraded by RW Baird from Neutral to Outperform
  • ONEOK Partners (OKS) upgraded by RW Baird from Neutral to Outperform
  • Open Text (OTEX) upgraded by Benchmark Co. from Hold to Buy
  • MeadWestvaco (MWV) upgraded by RBC Capital from Underperform to Sector Perform
  • Compass Minerals (CMP) upgraded by BMO Capital from Underperform to Market Perform
  • Compass Minerals (CMP) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • Comstock Resources (CRK) upgraded  by Global Hunter from Neutral to Accumulate
  • Questcor (QCOR) upgraded by Piper Jaffray from Neutral to Overweight
  • Foster Wheeler (FWLT) upgraded by Lazard Capital from Neutral to Buy
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Downgrades

  • Barclays (BCS) downgraded by Societe Generale from Buy to Hold
  • K+S (KPLUF) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • K+S (KPLUF) downgraded by HSBC from Overweight to Neutral
  • K+S (KPLUF) downgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Sociedad Quimica (SQM) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • SanDisk (SNDK) downgraded by BMO Capital from Market Perform to Underperform
  • EverBank Financial (EVER) downgraded by Compass Point from Neutral to Sell
  • Diageo (DEO) downgraded by Canaccord  from Buy to Hold
  • Agree Realty (ADC) downgraded by Wunderlich from Buy to Hold
  • Potash (POT) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral
  • Agrium (AGU) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Optimer (OPTR) downgraded by Canaccord from Buy to Hold
  • Xylem (XYL) downgraded by Canaccord from Buy to Hold
  • Cubist (CBST) downgraded by Goldman from Conviction Buy to Neutral

 

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