Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 8/13


  • Green Plains (GPRE) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • BreitBurn Energy (BBEP) upgraded by UBS from Sell to Neutral
  • EZchip (EZCH) upgraded by Brean Capital from Hold to Buy
  • Microsoft (MSFT) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Qlik Technologies (QLIK) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • A. Schulman (SHLM) upgraded by Global Hunter from Accumulate to Buy
  • Aramark (AMK) upgraded by Baird from Neutral to Outperform
  • Monster Beverage (MNST) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Overweight


  • Stage Stores (SSI) downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT from Buy to Neutral
  • Insulet (PODD) downgraded by Benchmark Co. from Buy to Hold
  • Alibaba (BABA) downgraded by Atlantic Equities from Overweight to Neutral
  • Atwood Oceanics (ATW) downgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Copa Holdings (CPA) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral
  • Memorial Production (MEMP) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral



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