Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 12/18

up arrowUpgrades

  • Tyco (TYC) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • FedEx (FDX) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Conviction Buy
  • Cepheid (CPHD) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy
  • Corning (GLW) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • Williams-Sonoma (WSM) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Conviction Buy
  • Lam Research (LRCX) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • Gerdau (GGB) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy
  • Hologic (HOLX) upgraded by Goldman from Buy to Conviction Buy
  • ViewPoint Financial (VPFG) upgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Strong Buy
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Downgrades

  • adidas (ADDYY) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell
  • Macerich (MAC) downgraded by MLV & Co.from Buy to Neutral
  • Linear Technology (LLTC) downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Sell
  • QIAGEN (QGEN) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell
  • Bruker (BRKR) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral from Buy to Sell
  • Maxim Integrated (MXIM) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Teradyne (TER) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Realogy (RLGY) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Tanger Factory (SKT) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold
  • Volcano (VOLC) downgraded by Roth Capital from Buy to Neutral
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