Upgrades and Downgrades for Wednesday 8/15


  • Norfolk Southern (NSC) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • Nvidia (NVDA) double-upgraded by Wells Fargo from Underperform to Outperform
  • Advance Auto Parts (AAP) upgraded by Citi from Neutral to Buy
  • Columbia Sportswear (COLM) upgraded by Cowen from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Chipotle (CMG) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Papa John’s (PZZA) upgraded by Stifel from Sell to Hold
  • AutoZone (AZO) upgraded by Stephens from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Hasbro (HAS) upgraded by MKM Partners from Neutral to Buy
  • Silicon Motion (SIMO) upgraded by Cowen from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Brighthouse Financial (BHF) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Underperform to Neutral


  • Union Pacific (UNP) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Hold
  • Western Digital (WDC) downgraded by Cowen from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Nielsen (NLSN) downgraded by Pivotal Research from Buy to Hold
  • Hollysys (HOLI) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral
  • Kimberly-Clark (KMB) downgraded by Societe Generale from Buy to Hold
  • Matador (MTDR) downgraded by Johnson Rice from Buy to Accumulate
  • Evolution Petroleum (EPM) downgraded by Johnson Rice from Accumulate to Hold
  • Bayer (BAYRY) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • YogaWorks (YOGA) downgraded by Guggenheim from Buy to Neutral
  • AvalonBay (AVB) downgraded by Baird from Outperform to Neutral
  • Marcus (MCS) downgraded by B. Riley FBR from Buy to Neutral
  • Casa Systems (CASA) downgraded by Macquarie from Outperform to Neutral
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