It is Tuesday and stocks are trying to hold gains ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting. Investors have seen some volatility arise again, and they keep hearing that the market has moved on from a raging bull market to a stock picker’s market. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst research reports each morning of the week. We are simply hunting for new ideas and potentially hidden gems for our readers. Some of these Wall Street research reports cover stocks to buy, and some of them cover stocks to sell or to avoid.
Please note that this report summary has been updated for Netflix and Southwest.
These are this Tuesday’s top Wall Street analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations.
Apollo Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: AINV) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform with a $9.50 price target (versus a $8.53 close) at Keefe Bruyette & Woods.
Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral and the price target was cut to $68 from $77 (versus a $72.18 close) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the price target was raised to $35 from $27 (versus a $27.38 close) at Goldman Sachs.
Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $42.50 target (versus a $36.11 close) at Jefferies. Keep in mind that it was just on Monday that Credit Suisse added Exelon to its Focus List.
Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) was raised to Positive from Neutral with a $90 price target (versus a $74.58 close and prior target of $79) at Susquehanna.