Upgrades and Downgrades for Tuesday 8/21


  • Viper Energy (VNOM) upgraded by Citi from Neutral to Buy
  • Discovery (DISCA) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Symantec (SYMC) upgraded by Susquehanna from Neutral to Positive
  • Floor & Decor (FND) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Bayer (BAYRY) upgraded by Berenberg from Hold to Buy
  • Estee Lauder (EL) upgraded by DA Davidson from Neutral to Buy
  • Johnson Controls (JCI) upgraded by Argus from Hold to Buy
  • Ares Management (ARES) upgraded by Wells Fargo from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Weir Group (WEGRY) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform
  • Avanos (AVNS) upgraded by Raymond James from Market Perform to Outperform


  • Hudson Pacific (HPP) downgraded by Baird from Outperform to Neutral
  • HP Enterprise (HPE) downgraded by Bernstein from Outperform to Market Perform
  • SodaStream (SODA) downgraded by B. Riley FBR from Buy to Neutral
  • Tesla (TSLA) downgraded by Consumer Edge from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Brixmor (BRX) downgraded by Mizuho from Buy to Neutral
  • Fabrinet (FN) downgraded by Needham from Strong Buy to Buy
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