Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. What investors often do not get to see is when analyst downgrade stocks to sell or to avoid. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each and every day to find great ideas from value stocks to growth stocks to dividend stocks, and we have broken out the negative analyst calls today. These are this Thursday’s top analyst downgrades and cautious research notes from Wall Street.
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Evercore Partners.
Avago Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) was downgraded to Sector Perform at CIBC.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays.
Jive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: JIVE) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) was reinstated in new coverage again but only with a Neutral rating by Jefferies.
Marketo Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS.
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital Markets.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.