Upgrades and Downgrades for Friday 8/4


  • Sinopec Shanghai (SHI) upgraded by Nomura Instinet from Reduce to Neutral
  • FMC Corporation (FMC) upgraded by Nomura Instinet from Neutral to Buy
  • 3D Systems (DDD) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • Kellogg (K) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • Activision Blizzard (ATVI) upgraded by BofA/Merril from Neutral to Buy
  • Yelp (YELP) upgraded by MKM Partners from Neutral to Buy
  • Internap (INAP) upgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Strong Buy
  • Lincoln Electric (LECO) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • Cognizant (CTSH) upgraded by Loop Capital from Hold to Buy
  • Ezcorp (EZPW) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Quanta Services (PWR) upgraded by Johnson Rice from Accumulate to Buy
  • Synaptics (SYNA) upgraded by Craig-Hallum from Hold to Buy


  • Spectranetics (SPNC) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold
  • Avon Products (AVP) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Fluor (FLR) downgraded by DA Davidson from Buy to Neutral
  • Ford (F) downgraded by Nomura Instinet from Buy to Neutral
  • CommScope (COMM) downgraded by Longbow from Buy to Neutral
  • TreeHouse (THS) downgraded by Susquehanna from Positive to Neutral
  • Teva (TEVA) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral
  • Global Payments (GPN) downgraded by Compass Point from Buy to Neutral
  • Spectranetics (SPNC) downgraded by Needham from Buy to Hold
  • Fluor (FLR) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • CombiMatrix (CBMX) downgraded by Ladenburg from Buy to Neutral
  • Benefitfocus (BNFT) downgraded by Chardan from Buy to Neutral
  • M&T Bank (MTB) downgraded by Macquarie from Neutral to Underperform

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