Upgrades and Downgrades for Monday 4/17


  • Valmont (VMI) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • CIRCOR (CIR) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Knight Transportation (KNX) upgraded by Baird from Neutral to Outperform
  • Constellation Brands (STZ) upgraded by Goldman Sachs from Buy to Conviction Buy
  • McDonald’s (MCD) upgraded by Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Paramount Group (PGRE) upgraded by Evercore ISI from In Line to Outperform
  • S&P Global (SPGI) upgraded by Raymond James from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Methanex (MEOH) upgraded by Monness Crespi from Neutral to Buy


  • Incyte (INCY) downgraded by Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral
  • SQM (SQM) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Ability (ABIL) downgraded by FBR Capital from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Eli Lilly (LLY) downgraded by BMO Capital from Market Perform to Underperform
  • KKR (KKR) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Monster Beverage (MNST) downgraded by Goldman Sachs from Conviction Buy to Buy
  • KLA-Tencor (KLAC) downgraded by Susquehanna from Neutral to Negative

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