Rayonier Downgraded to Neutral and 4 Downgraded Stocks to Watch

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:

Tennant (NYSE:TNC): Dougherty & Company downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral.

Current Price $44.07

TNC

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Bill Barrett (NYSE:BBG): Canaccord Genuity downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target from $19 to $17.

Current Price $17.83

BBG

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Rayonier (NYSE:RYN): DA Davidson downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral.

Current Price $53.60

RYN

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Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX): DA Davidson downgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Underperform and changed its price target from $16 to $18.

Current Price $20.35

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Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE:SNI): Deutsche Bank downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Current Price $59.12

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