Upgrades and Downgrades for Friday, 12/18


  • Dermira (DERM) upgraded by Citi from Neutral to Buy
  • Microsoft (MSFT) upgraded by Goldman from Sell to Neutral
  • Columbia Sportswear (COLM) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Williams (WMB) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Columbia Pipeline Partners (CPPL) upgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Buy
  • DuPont (DD) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy


  • Fossil (FOSL) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell
  • Denbury Resources (DNR) downgraded by Stifel from Hold to Sell
  • Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Charles Schwab (SCHW) downgraded by Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral
  • Investors Real Estate (IRAT) downgraded by Wunderlich from Buy to Hold
  • Ultra Petroleum (UPL) downgraded by Stifel from Hold to Sell
  • Texas Instruments (TXN) downgraded by Bernstein from Outperform to Market Perform

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