Green Mountain Upgraded to Buy and 3 Upgraded Stocks on the Move

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:

Green Mtn Coffee (NASDAQ:GMCR): Argus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $50.

Current Price $39.34

GMCR

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RPM Inc (NYSE:RPM): Oppenheimer upgraded its rating on this company from Underperform to Perform.

Current Price $31.36

RPM

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Maxim Integrated (NASDAQ:MXIM): Oppenheimer upgraded its rating on this company from Perform to Outperform and changed its price target to $38.

Current Price $29.22

MXIM

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RAIT Invtmt Trust (NYSE:RAS): FBR Capital upgraded its rating on this company from Mkt Perform to Outperform and changed its price target from $5.5 to $8.

Current Price $6.8350

RAS

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