Lowe’s Downgraded to Sell and 4 Downgraded Stocks to Eye

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 Stockʼs Movement’. Here are catalysts you must know today:

Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL): Janney downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral. Current Price $17.39

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Watts Water Tech. (NYSE:WTS): Brean Capital downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold. Current Prices $43.46

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Lowe’s (NYSE:LOW): Canaccord Genuity downgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Sell and changed its price target from $25 to $27. Current Price $34.86

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UDR (NYSE:UDR): Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target from $29 to $26. Current Price $24.12

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Home Properties (NYSE:HME): Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target from $70 to $66. Current Price $62.04

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