Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 4/18


  • Nice (NICE) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • Countryside Properties (CUSPY) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • Ecolab (ECL) upgraded by Nomura Instinet from Neutral to Buy
  • Venator Materials (VNTR) upgraded by RBC Capital from Sector Perform to Outperform
  • J.M. Smucker (JSM) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Underweight to Equal Weight
  • Entergy (ETR) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • PepsiCo (PEP) upgraded by Goldman Sachs from Sell to Neutral
  • Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded by DZ Bank from Hold to Buy
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  • Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) assumed by Guggenheim from Buy to Neutral
  • Rite Aid (RAD) assumed by Guggenheim from Neutral to Sell
  • Nordex (NRDXF) downgraded by Goldman Sachs from Buy to Neutral
  • Megaport (MGPPF) downgraded by Goldman Sachs from Buy to Neutral
  • Coty (COTY) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold
  • Stericycle (SRCL) downgraded by Baird from Neutral to Underperform
  • J.B. Hunt (JBHT) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Buy to Sell
  • Avery Dennison (AVY) downgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Underweight
  • Morgan Stanley (MS) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Texas Capital (TCBI) downgraded by Compass Point from Buy to Neutral
  • Ecolab (ECL) downgraded by UBS from Buy to Neutral
  • Snap (SNAP) downgraded by Wedbush from Outperform to Neutral
  • Yamana Gold (AUY) downgraded by National Bank from Outperform to Sector Perform
  • American Electric (AEP) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • CME Group (CME) downgraded by Rosenblatt from Neutral to Sell
  • Vermilion Energy (VET) downgraded by TD Securities from Buy to Hold
  • Alumina (AWCMY) downgraded by Macquarie from Outperform to Neutral
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