L’Oreal Upgraded to Overweight 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:

Huntington Banc (NASDAQ:HBAN): Compass Point upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Buy and changed its price target from $6 to $8.

Current Price $7.06

HBAN

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW): KeyBanc Capital Mkts upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $46.

Current Price $35.85

CW

Waste Mgmt (NYSE:WM): Wedbush upgraded its rating on this company from Underperform to Neutral and changed its price target from $30 to $34.

Current Price $35.47

WM

L’Oreal (NASDAQ:LRLCY): HSBC Securities upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Overweight.

Current Price $28.94

LRLCY

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