Boeing Downgraded to Hold and 4 Downgraded Stocks to Watch

Stock upgrades and downgrades are a controversial part of Wall Street. Despite regulations, many banks and firms still have a positive bias toward current clients and companies desired as future clients. In addition, Wall Street analysts are straight-up biased to the buy side. The percentage of sell recommendations is normally below 15 percent!

Regardless, upgrades and downgrades move stocks in the short-term. They fall into our CHEAT SHEET framework category ‘C = Catalyst for a Stock’s Movement’. Here are catalysts you must know today:

EMC (NYSE:EMC): William Blair downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Mkt Perform. Current Price $23.86

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Boeing (NYSE:BA): BB&T Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold. Current Price $74.83

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Deckers Outdoor (NASDAQ:DECK): Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target to $45. Current Price $37.45

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Ball Corp (NYSE:BLL): Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target to $48. Current Price $45.38

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EnergySolutions (NYSE:ES): FBR Capital downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Mkt Perform and changed its price target from $5 to $3.75. Current Price $3.71

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