EBay Gets Booed and 4 More Analyst Downgrades to Know Now

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:

eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY): Macquarie downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target to $58.00.

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD): Wedbush downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target to $16.00.

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FedEx (NYSE:FDX): RBC Capital downgraded its rating on this company from Sector Perform to Underperform and changed its price target from $100.00 to $87.00.

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FDX

Abbott Labs (NYSE:ABT): Stifel reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $40 to $44.

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Forest Labs (NYSE:FRX): Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $48 to $45.

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FRX

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