Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday 4/19


  • Sprint (S) upgraded by Macquarie from Underperform to Neutral
  • Kerry Group (KRYAF) upgraded by Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Buy
  • Hammerson (HMSNF) upgraded by Barclays from Underweight to Equal Weight
  • Novocure (NVCR) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • Texas Capital (TCBI) upgraded by Piper Jaffray from Neutral to Overweight
  • Liberty Global (LBTYA) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform
  • HSBC (HSBC) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Underperform to Neutral
  • Textron (TXT) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Underperform to Buy
  • Party City (PRTY) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy


  • LegacyTexas (LTXB) downgraded by Keefe Bruyette from Outperform to Market Perform
  • ConocoPhillips (COP) downgraded by Edward Jones from Buy to Hold
  • Valvoline (VVV) downgraded by Longbow from Buy to Neutral
  • Aceto (ACET) downgraded by Canaccord from Buy to Sell
  • National Oilwell (NOV) downgraded by Societe Generale from Buy to Hold
  • Sleep Number (SNBR) downgraded by Raymond James from Outperform to Market Perform
  • MGIC Investment (MTG) downgraded by Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Southern Copper (SCCO) downgraded by B. Riley FBR from Buy to Neutral
  • ConocoPhillips (COP) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Clorox (CLX) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Underweight

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