Upgrades and Downgrades for Friday 10/28


  • Starz (STRZA) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • AK Steel (AKS) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Whiting Petroleum (WLL) upgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Strong Buy
  • United Therapeutics (UTHR) upgraded by Ladenburg from Neutral to Buy
  • LendingClub (LC) upgraded by Craig-Hallum from Hold to Buy
  • Lionsgate (LGF) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Central Pacific (CPF) upgraded by Compass Point from Neutral to Buy
  • Twitter (TWTR) upgraded by Oppenheimer from Underperform to Perform
  • Evercore Partners (EVR) upgraded by Nomura from Neutral to Buy


  • Amec Foster Wheeler (AMFW) downgraded by Goldman from Buy to Neutral
  • Nokia (NOK) downgraded by Exane BNP Paribas from Outperform to Neutral
  • McKesson (MCK) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) downgraded by SunTrust from Buy to Hold
  • Antero Midstream (AM) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold
  • StoneMor Partners (STON) downgraded by Janney Capital from Buy to Neutral
  • StoneMor Partners (STON) downgraded by Wunderlich from Buy to Hold
  • AU Optronics (AUO) downgraded by Nomura from Buy to Neutral
  • Proto Labs (PRLB) downgraded by Canaccord from Buy to Hold
  • Agenus (AGEN) downgraded by H.C. Wainwright from Buy to Neutral
  • Synaptics (SYNA) downgraded by Craig-Hallum from Buy to Hold
  • Synaptics (SYNA) downgraded by Needham from Buy to Hold

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