Coca-Cola 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:

Micros Systems (NASDAQ:MCRS): RBC Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Top Pick to Outperform and changed its price target from $56 to $53.

Current Price $42.11

MCRS

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Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO): Argus downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Current Price $36.91

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Post Properties (NYSE:PPS): KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Underweight.

Current Price $50.12

PPS

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Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE:HPP): KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Current Price $20.66

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Silgan Holdings (NASDAQ:SLGN): KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Current Price $41.95

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