Equity Upgrades and Downgrades You Must Know April 30th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts either upgraded or downgraded the shares on April 30th.

Upgrades

American Railcar Industries (NASDAQ:ARII):

UBS upgraded its rating on this company from Sell to Neutral and changed its price target from $17 to $27.

Kaiser Alum (NASDAQ:KALU):

KeyBanc Capital Mkts upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $63. Dahlman Rose upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $70.

Idenix Pharma (NASDAQ:IDIX):

JMP Securities upgraded its rating on this company from Mkt Underperform to Mkt Perform.

EMCOR Group (NYSE:EME):

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $40.5.

Veolia Environnement (NYSE:VE):

HSBC Securities upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Overweight.

Downgrades

Protalix BioTherapeutics (AMEX:PLX):

Auriga downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target to $8.

A.M. Castle (NYSE:CAS):

KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Olin (NYSE:OLN):

Longbow downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral.

Dime Community (NASDAQ:DCOM):

Stifel Nicolaus downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Heckmann (NYSE:HEK):

Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Sell and changed its price target from $7 to $3.25.

Citizens Rep Bancorp (NASDAQ:CRBC):

Oppenheimer downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Perform.

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG):

Oppenheimer downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Perform.

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