Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Coke, Carnival, Soda, UBS and More

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Investors often see the analyst upgrades and big buy ratings from Wall Street firms, but they do not always get to see when these firms say to sell or avoid a stock. 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 Wednesday’s top analyst downgrades and cautious research notes from Wall Street.

Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) was cut to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) was cut to Neutral from Buy at HSBC.

Comerica Inc. (NYSE: CMA) was cut to Perform from outperform at Oppenheimer.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE: DKS) was cut to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital Markets.

iGATE Corp. (NASDAQ: IGTE) was cut to Perform from outperform at Oppenheimer.

Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) was cut to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays.

Privatebancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: PVTB) was cut to Perform from outperform at Oppenheimer.

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Rosetta Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: ROSE) was cut to Neutral from Outperform at Cowen.

SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA) was cut to Neutral from Overweight at J.P. Morgan.

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SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE: STI) was cut to Perform from outperform at Oppenheimer.

UBS A.G. (NYSE: UBS) was cut to Underperform from Market Perform at KBW.

BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on both Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (NYSE: DPS) with Market Perform ratings.