Upgrades and Downgrades for Wednesday, 10/21

Upgrades

  • Deutsche Telekom (DTEGY) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Conviction Buy
  • Smiths Group (SMGZY) upgraded by Citi from Neutral to Buy
  • Memorial Resource (MRD) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • New Oriental Education (EDU) upgraded by Brean Capital from Hold to Buy
  • Canadian Pacific (CP) upgraded by Canaccord from Hold to Buy
  • Dollar General (DG) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Neutral
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Downgrades

  • Gazprom (OGZPY) downgraded by HSBC from Hold to Reduce
  • Yahoo (YHOO) downgraded by Mizuho from Buy to Neutral
  • HollyFrontier (HFC) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Alon USA Partners (ALDW) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • CVR Refining (CVRR) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Northern Tier (NTI) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral  
  • Western Refining (WNR) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Twitter (VMW) downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT from Buy to Neutral
  • VMware (VMW) by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral 
  • Cepheid (CPHD) downgraded by Canaccord from Speculative Buy to Hold
  • Twitter (TWTR) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Cash America (CSH) downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT from Buy to Neutral
  • Fifth Third (FITB) downgraded by Guggenheim from Buy to Neutral
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