Boeing Downgraded to Underweight 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:

EQT Corp. (NYSE:EQT): Stifel Nicolaus downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Current Price $58.99

EQT

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YUM! Brands (NYSE:YUM): Argus downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Current Price $65.35

YUM

Informatica (NASDAQ:INFA): Wedbush downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral.

Current Price $31.82

INFA

Boeing (NYSE:BA): BB&T Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Underweight.

Current Price $74.93

BA

Regal-Beloit (NYSE:RBC): Oppenheimer downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Perform and changed its price target from $76 to $78.

Current Price $73.31

RBC

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