Upgrades and Downgrades for Monday, 1/27

Upgrades

  • Pearson (PSO) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy 
  • Luxottica (LUX) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy
  • Smith & Nephew (SNN) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy 
  • RetailMeNot (SALE) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • E-Trade (ETFC) upgraded by JMP Securities from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Merck (MRK) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Overweight 
  • Xoom (XOOM) upgraded by Raymond James from Market Perform to Strong Buy 
  • Potash (POT) upgraded by Raymond James from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Alamos Gold (AGI) upgraded by RBC Capital from Sector Perform to Outperform
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing (SMI) upgraded by UBS from Sell to Buy
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Downgrades 

  • Merck KGaA (MKGAY) downgraded by Societe Generale from Hold to Sell
  • ITV Plc (ITVPF) downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Sell 
  • Bank of Ireland (IRE) downgraded by Nomura from Buy to Neutral
  • First Niagara (FNFG) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Nintendo (NTDOY) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell
  • Manchester United (MANU) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Mallinckrodt (MNK) downgraded by UBS from Neutral to Sell   
  • lululemon (LULU) downgraded by Janney Capital from Buy to Neutral
  • Ann Inc. (ANN) downgraded by Janney Capital  from Buy to Neutral 
  • ConocoPhillips (COP) downgraded by Guggenheim from Buy to Neutral
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