Danaher Upgraded to Buy and 4 Upgraded Ratings to Track

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 Stockʼs Movement’. Here are catalysts you must know today:

FMC Tech (NYSE:FTI): Howard Weil upgraded its rating on this company from Market Perform to Market Outperform and changed its price target to $55. Current Price $43.68

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Danaher (NYSE:DHR): ISI Group upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Buy and changed its price target from $61 to $64. Current Price $58.09

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Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC): ISI Group upgraded its rating on this company from Sell to Neutral and changed its price target to $84. Current Price $83.12

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Hercules Tech (NASDAQ:HTGC): Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $13. Current Price $11.65

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Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE): ISI Group upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Buy. Current Price $71.84

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