Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 1/9

Upgrades

  • J.C. Penney (JCP) upgraded by Piper Jaffray from Neutral to Overweight
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Public Storage (PSA) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Riverbed (RVBD) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Sell to Hold 
  • Knight Transportation (LNX,USAK) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • McDonald’s (MCD) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Overweight 
  • DuPont (DD) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy
  • Dominion (D) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy
  • Albemarle (ALB) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy
  • WhiteWave Foods (WWAV) upgraded by Longbow from Neutral to Buy
  • Angie’s List (ANGI) upgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Strong Buy
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Downgrades  

  • STMicroelectronics (STM) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Sell
  • Novartis (NVS) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold 
  • Sprint (S) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • ASUR Airports (ASR) downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Sell
  • Exxon Mobil (XOM) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Agrium (AGU) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral
  • Patterson Companies (PDCO) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold 
  • Spirent Communications (SPMYY) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold 
  • SkyWest (SKYW) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold 
  • Allegiant Travel (ALGT) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold

 

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