Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Chubb, Dow, Teva, Qualcomm and More
Investors and traders are usually on the lookout for new research ideas that will generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research calls from Wall Street and from boutique firms to find great ideas in value stocks, growth stocks and dividend stocks. Some are stocks to buy, while some ideas are even stocks to sell. These are 10 of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from select Wall Street research calls this Monday.
Chubb Corp. (NYSE: CB) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Coca Cola FEMSA, SAB de C.V. (NYSE: KOF) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $47 price target at Argus.
Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE: GOV) was downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets.
Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) was started as Neutral at Macquarie.
Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Seeled Air Corp. (NYSE: SEE) was raised to Neutral from Underperform at Macquarie.
Swift Energy Co. (NYSE: SFY) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) was added to the Credit Suisse U.S. Focus List as one of the most compelling names in its small and mid-cap universe of software with near-term accelerated revenue growth due.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.