Upgrades and Downgrades for Monday, 8/31


  • Twitter (TWTR) upgraded by SunTrust from Neutral to Buy
  • Goldman Sachs (GS) upgraded by Evercore ISI from Hold to Buy
  • Morgan Stanley (MS) upgraded by Evercore ISI from Hold to Buy
  • J.C. Penney (JCP) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • QLogic (QLGC) upgraded by Summit Research from Hold to Buy
  • Baidu (BIDU) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Astec (ASTE) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • CNOOC (CEO) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy
  • Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) upgraded by Macquarie from Neutral to Outperform


  • Syngenta (SYT) downgraded by UBS from Buy  to Neutral
  • PetroChina (PTR) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral
  • Regis (RGS) downgraded by Northcoast from Buy to Neutral
  • Lantheus (LNTH) downgraded by Baird from Outperform to Neutral

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