Upgrades and Downgrades for Wednesday, 8/26


  • Spectra Energy (SE) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy
  • Google (GOOGL,GOOG) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Conviction Buy
  • Regal Entertainment (RGC) upgraded by Hilliard Lyons from Long-Term Buy to Buy
  • Amazon.com (AMZN) upgraded by Evercore ISI from Hold to Buy
  • Best Buy (BBY) upgraded by Raymond James from Market Perform to Strong Buy
  • Nike (NKE) upgraded by Susquehanna from Neutral to Positive
  • Citizens Financial (CFG) upgraded by Guggenheim from Neutral to Buy
  • Healthcare Trust (HTA) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Nimble Storage (NMBL) upgraded by Wunderlich from Hold to Buy
  • KMG Chemicals (KMG) upgraded by Global Hunter from Neutral to Accumulate
  • Orange SA (ORAN) upgraded by Citi from Neutral to Buy


  • Ignite Restaurant (IRG) downgraded to Sell from Neutral by UBS
  • First Cash (FCFS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform by JMP Securities
  • Canadian Natural (CNQ) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight by JPMorgan



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