Upgrades and Downgrades for Wednesday 8/8


  • CF Industries (CF) upgraded by HSBC from Hold to Buy
  • Telenor (TELNY) upgraded by Berenberg from Hold to Buy
  • CyberArk (CYBR) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • Dean Foods (DF) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Sell to Hold
  • MGM Growth (MGP) upgraded by Citi from Neutral to Buy
  • Audentes Therapeutics (BOLD) upgraded by Mizuho from Neutral to Buy
  • Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) upgraded by B. Riley FBR from Neutral to Buy
  • Floor & Decor (FND) upgraded by Loop Capital from Hold to Buy
  • CarGurus (CARG) upgraded by RBC Capital from Sector Perform to Outperform


  • Cimarex Energy (XEC) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral
  • Hostess Brands (TWNK) downgraded by SunTrust from Buy to Hold
  • Aramark (ARMK) downgraded by Baird from Outperform to Neutral
  • PPL Corp. (PPL) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Ligand (LGND) downgraded by Roth Capital from Buy to Neutral
  • Beacon Roofing (BECN) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Smith & Nephew (SNN) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral
  • Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) downgraded by Needham from Strong Buy to Buy
  • Axon (AAXN) downgraded by Craig-Hallum from Buy to Hold
  • FibroGen (FGEN) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Corindus (CVRS) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold
  • Flotek (FTK) downgraded by Seaport Global from Buy to Neutral
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