Upgrades and Downgrades for Thursday, 8/18


  • AeroClean (AERC) upgraded by Benchmark from Hold to Speculative Buy
  • Calumet Specialty Products (CLMT) upgraded by Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Buy
  • Sparebank 1 Ostlandet (SPRBF) upgraded by Pareto from Hold to Buy
  • AO World (AOWDF) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy
  • Nissin Foods (NFPDF) upgraded by JPMorgan from Neutral to Overweight
  • First Solar (FSLR) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Underweight to Equal Weight
  • First Bancorp (FBNC) upgraded by Piper Sandler from Neutral to Overweight
  • Essential Utilities (WTRG) upgraded by HSBC from Hold to Buy
  • MGIC Investment (MTG) upgraded by BofA from Neutral to Buy
  • Radian Group (RDN) upgraded by BofA from Underperform to Neutral
  • Challenger Ltd. (CFIGF) upgraded by Citi from Sell to Neutral
  • Celestica (CLS) upgraded by Argus from Hold to Buy


  • Stronghold Digital Mining (SDIG) downgraded by Cowen from Outperform to Market Perform
  • 10x Genomics (TXG) downgraded by Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Sell
  • Par Pacific (PARR) downgraded by Goldman Sachs from Buy to Neutral
  • Elanco (ELAN) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal Weight
  • Jack Henry (JKHY) downgraded by DA Davidson from Buy to Neutral
  • Principal Financial (PFG) downgraded by Credit Suissel from Outperform to Neutra
  • DCP Midstream (DCP) downgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Sector Perform
  • Western Bulk Chartering (WSSTF) downgraded by DNB Markets from Buy to Hold
  • Brinker (EAT) downgraded by KeyBanc from Overweight to Sector Weight
  • Array Technologies (ARRY) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Underweight
  • Enact Holdings (ACT) downgraded by BofA from Neutral to Underperform
  • Analog Devices (ADI) downgraded by Needham from Buy to Hold
  • Verizon (VZ) downgraded by MoffettNathanson from Market Perform to Underperform
  • WWE (WWE) downgraded by Northcoast from Buy to Neutral
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) downgraded by Wedbush from Neutral to Underperform
  • CloudMD (DOCRF) downgraded by Canaccord from Speculative Buy to Hold
  • Krispy Kreme (DNUT) downgraded by Evercore ISI from Outperform to In Line
  • United Rentals (URI) downgraded by Bernstein from Market Perform to Underperform
  • Wolverine World Wide (WWW) downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold
  • Hawaiian Electric (HE) downgraded by BofA to Underperform
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