Upgrades and Downgrades for Monday, 2/3

Upgrades

  • Sharps Compliance (SMED) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Seagate (STX) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy
  • Britvic (BTVCF) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • Outfront Media (OUT) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • Solar Capital (SLRC) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • WhiteHorse Finance (WHF) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • Murphy USA (MUSA) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • KKR (KKR) upgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Virtus Investment (VRTS) upgraded by Barclays from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Axalta Coating (AXTA) upgraded by BMO Capital from Market Perform to Outperform
  • Remy Cointreau (REMYY) upgraded by Bernstein from Market Perform to Outperform
  • CVR Energy (CVI) upgraded by Goldman Sachs from Sell to Neutral
  • Ulta Beauty (ULTA) upgraded by Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Buy
  • Colgate-Palmolive (CL) upgraded by RBC Capita from Sector Performl to Outperform
  • Nike (NKE) upgraded by UBS from Neutral to Buy
  • Colgate-Palmolive (CL) upgraded by Atlantic Equities from Neutral to Overweight
  • Hess Corp. (HES) upgraded by Piper Sandler from Neutral to Overweight
  • Monster Beverage (MNST) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Overweight
  • Bluebird Bio (BLUE) upgraded by Evercore ISI from In Line to Outperform

Downgrades

  • Swatch Group (SWGAY) downgraded by Citi from Buy to Neutral
  • Electronic Arts (EA) downgraded by BMO Capital from Outperform to Market Perform
  • Exxon Mobil (XOM) downgraded to by Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Sell
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBAUF) downgraded by Credit Suisse to Underperform
  • Engie SA (ENGIY) downgraded by Barclays from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • BNP Paribas (BNPQY) downgraded by Berenberg from Hold to Sell
  • Westpac (WBK) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Northrop Grumman (NOC) double-downgraded by Goldman Sachs from Buy to Sell
  • Verizon (VZ) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral
  • ViacomCBS (VIAC) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral
  • Crispr Therapeutics (CRSP) downgraded by Evercore ISI from Outperform to In Line
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