Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 3/12


  • American Vanguard (AVD) upgraded by Topeka from Hold to Buy
  • NCI Building (NCS) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • Ally Financial (ALLY) upgraded by Evercore ISI from Hold to Buy
  • Verisk Analytics (VRSK) upgraded by Evercore ISI from Hold to Buy
  • Windstream (WIN) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • Horizon Technology (HRZN) upgraded by Wunderlich from Hold to Buy
  • Magnum Hunter (MHR) upgraded by SunTrust from Neutral to Buy
  • Amarin (AMRN) upgraded by H.C. Wainwright from Neutral to Buy
  • Fuel Systems (FSYS) upgraded by Lake Street from Hold to Buy


  • Meritage Homes (MTH) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Sterling Bancorp (STL) downgraded by Guggenheim from Buy to Neutral
  • Pernix Therapeutics (PTX) downgraded by Cantor from Buy to Hold
  • HP (HPQ,IM) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Plantronics (PLT) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral
  • Logitech (LOGI) downgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Underweight
  • Continental AG (CTTAY) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral
  • Santander Consumer (SC) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold

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