Upgrades and Downgrades for Tuesday, 10/8

Upgrades

  • Microsoft (MSFT) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Nordic American Tankers (NAT) upgraded by BTIG from Neutral to Buy
  • St. James’s Place (STJPF) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • HCP (HCP) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • Spirit Realty (SRC) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • NextEra Energy Partners (NEP) upgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Valeo (VLEEY) upgraded by Barclays from Underweight to Overweight
  • First Midwest (FMBI) upgraded by Stephens from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • CGI Group (GIB) upgraded by Desjardins from Hold to Buy
  • Tencent Music (TME) upgraded by China Renaissance from Hold to Buy
  • BB&T (BBT) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Regions Financial (RF) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • SunTrust (STI) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • M&T Bank (MTB) upgraded by Citi from Sell to Neutral

Downgrades

  • Oracle (ORCL) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Carbonite (CARB) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Check Point (CHKP) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • AvalonBay (AVB) downgraded by KeyBanc from Overweight to Sector Weight
  • Qiagen (QGEN) downgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Underweight
  • Corporate Office Properties (OFC) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral
  • Taubman Centers (TCO) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral
  • Ally Financial (ALLY) downgraded by JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral
  • TerraForm Power (TERP) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Continental AG (CTTAY) downgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Michelin (MGDDY) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Puma Biotechnology (PBYI) downgraded by Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Sell
  • Lincoln Electric (LECO) downgraded by Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform
  • Helmerich & Payne (HP) downgraded by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral
  • J.B. Hunt (JBHT) downgraded by Susquehanna from Positive to Neutral
  • United Rentals (URI) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral
  • M&T Bank (MTB) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • U.S. Bancorp (USB) downgraded by Citi from Neutral to Sell
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