Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Encana, Fortinet, Halliburton, Red Hat, Sanmina, Stratasys, Vodafone and Many More

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AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AMC) was raised to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler PLC (NYSE: AMFW) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at HSBC.

America Movil SAB de C.V. (NYSE: AMX) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight with a $16 target price (versus a $12.60 close) at Morgan Stanley.

Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE: CVE) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS.

Clean Harbors Inc. (NYSE: CLH) was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James.

Core Laboratories N.V. (NYSE: CLB) was downgraded to Reduce From Hold at HSBC.

CVR Refining L.P. (NYSE: CVRR) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral and the price target was cut to $15 from $22 (versus a $16.75 close) at Goldman Sachs.

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (NYSE: FBHS) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform and the price target was cut to $50 from $53 (versus a $47.54 close) at Credit Suisse.

Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) was maintained as Neutral with a $140 fair value estimate (versus a $176.71 close) at Janney Capital Markets. The firm remains less bullish than peers on the gene sequencing leader.


Marketo Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral and the price objective was cut to $22 from $32 (versus a $21.59 close) at Merrill Lynch.

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) was reiterated as Hold at Jefferies, but the firm raised its price target to $115 from $110.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) was maintained as Buy at Canaccord Genuity, but the firm lowered its price target to $28 from $32.

NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral and the price objective was cut to $80 from $95 (versus a $67.92 close) at Merrill Lynch.

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) was downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital Markets.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE: RBS) was raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS.

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SBH) was raised to Outperform from Perform with a $30 price target (versus a $25.72 close) at Oppenheimer.

SBA Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: SBAC) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $112 price target (versus a $93.71 close) at Stifel.

USG Corp. (NYSE: USG) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral and the price target was cut to $17 from $26 (versus a $17.07 close) at Credit Suisse.

If you missed Monday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included American Express, Caterpillar, Expedia, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Home Depot, PayPal, 3D Systems, Twitter, Whole Foods and over a dozen more.