Lazard Reiterated at Buy and 4 Reiterated Ratings to Recognize

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:

Agilent (NYSE:A): UBS reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $46 to $51.

Current Price $44.75

A

Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ): Imperial Capital reiterated its rating of In-line for this company and changed its price target from $23 to $24.

Current Price $23.25

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ZUMZ

Lazard (NYSE:LAZ): Argus reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $40 to $45.

Current Price $36.69

LAZ

Cutera (NASDAQ:CUTR): Maxim Group reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $12 to $16.

Current Price $12.20

CUTR

Arlington Asset Investment (NYSE:AI): Maxim Group reiterated its rating of Buy for this company and changed its price target from $23.5 to $26.

Current Price $25.54

AI

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