Analyst Upgrades

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AEP, CVS, Ecolab, Entergy, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, PepsiCo, Snap, Yelp and More

Stocks were indicated to open marginally higher on Thursday ahead of the release of the highly awaited Mueller report. With the major market indexes still up well into the double-digit ...
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Deutsche Bank Has 5 Top Semiconductor Picks as Sector Stays Red-Hot

After plunging in the fourth quarter of last year, the semiconductor segment has rallied big-time in the first quarter. The PHLX Semiconductor Sector (SOX) index, which tracks that segment, is ...
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Why Analysts See the Qualcomm/Apple News Even Better Than the Stock Pop Implies

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) shares saw a sizable gain in Tuesday’s session after it was announced that it had settled its long-running multibillion-dollar litigation with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). Analysts ...
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Merrill Lynch Jumps on Legalized Cannabis Train, Sees Large Potential Upside

Merrill Lynch has started coverage of the legalized cannabis industry with a mostly positive view. It noted that the Canada distribution channels are likely to crimp sales near term from ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BofA, Danaher, Lyft, Netflix, Qualcomm, Tesla, Texas Instruments, Aurora Cannabis, Canopy Growth, Chipotle and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Wednesday after Tuesday's gains. The stock major's market indexes are still up well into the double-digit percentages year to date, and the S&P ...
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Do Analysts Think Infosys Is Even Worse Off Than IBM?

Up until recent years, it was great to be in the outsourced information technology services business. Now that just feels "so Big Blue ago." In a world of apps, the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BP, Cognizant, Cisco, Dow, Ensco, Hess, Micron, Netflix, Sunoco and More

Stocks were indicated to open positive on Tuesday, on earnings and on more hopes for a China trade deal. The major market indexes are still up in the double-digit percentages ...
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Jefferies Analysts Love 5 Stocks That Other Wall Street Firms Hate

Often on Wall Street, there is a definite herd mentality where everybody tends to do what everybody else is doing. Partly that is because Wall Street money managers and the ...
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Do Multiple Analyst Downgrades Signal a Bottom for Wells Fargo?

Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) was not viewed as an earnings season winner after it released its first-quarter results for 2019 on Friday. In fact, its shares fell by ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: ADS, American Tower, Anadarko, CVS, Dow, Infosys, Nokia, Phillips 66, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks were absolutely directionless on Monday's early trading indications, with no major news influencing the markets in either direction. The major market indexes are still up in the double-digit percentages ...
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After Gigantic Anadarko Acquisition, 6 Top Stocks That May Be Next

If anything gets the Wall Street juices flowing, it’s a big acquisition, and the recently announced $33 billion purchase of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC) by mega-cap integrated giant Chevron ...
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Stifel Has 5 Top Energy Stocks to Buy Under $10 With Massive Upside Potential

While most of Wall Street focuses on large and mega cap stocks, as they provide a degree of safety and liquidity, many investors are limited in the number of shares ...
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Why the Earnings Season Bar May Be Set Too Low

The week of April 15 to April 19 will be when earnings season kicks into full swing for major quarterly reports. Investors are looking for slower growth and what is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Autodesk, Chesapeake, CRISPR, Disney, Microsoft, Proofpoint, Redfin and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Friday after strong bank earnings. The major equity indexes are still up in the double-digit percentages and the S&P 500 remains within striking ...
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Bank Stock Valuations Cheapest in Almost 10 Years: 4 to Buy Now

While most consumers and corporations like lower interest rates because they help spur both growth and consumption, typically they are not good for the banking industry as margins on deposits ...
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