Upgrades and Downgrades for Friday, 9/18


  • Continental AG (CTTAY) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • Cablevision (CVC) upgraded by UBS from Sell to Neutral
  • Aetna (AET) upgraded by Cantor from Hold to Buy
  • Essex Property Trust (ESS) upgraded by Cantor from Hold to Buy
  • Banco Santander (SAN) upgraded by Citi from Neutral to Buy
  • Dillard’s (DDS) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Underperform to Neutral


  • Siemens (SIEGY) downgraded by Goldman from Buy to Neutral
  • Vanguard Natural (VNR) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold
  • La Quinta (LQ) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral
  • La Quinta (LQ) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • iRobot (IRBT) downgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Cablevision (CVC) downgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Underperform
  • Lexicon (LXRX) downgraded by Gabelli from Hold to Sell

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