Upgrades and Downgrades for Friday, 10/9


  • Norsk Hydro (NHYDY) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • Zurich Insurance (ZURVY) upgraded by HSBC from Hold to Buy
  • Potlatch (PCH) upgraded by UBS from Sell to Neutral
  • Weyerhaeuser (WY) upgraded by UBS from Sell to Neutral
  • Albemarle (ALB) upgraded by Goldman from Buy to Conviction Buy
  • Otonomy (OTIC) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy
  • Chuy’s (CHUY) upgraded by Wedbush from Neutral to Outperform


  • Solera (SLH) downgraded by Goldman from Buy to Neutral
  • Global Payments (GPN) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Gap (GPS) downgraded by MKM Partners from Buy to Neutral
  • Ashland (ASH) downgraded by Goldman from Conviction Buy to Buy
  • Eagle Materials (EXP) downgraded by Longbow from Buy to Neutral
  • Zumiez (ZUMZ) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold
  • BioCryst (BCRX) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral
  • Alon USA Energy (ALJ) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Underperform

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