Stericycle Initiated at Equal Weight and 3 Initiated Ratings to Know Now

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:

Validus Holdings (NYSE:VR): Barclays initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Overweight and a price target of $42. Current Price $34.94

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Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL): Barclays initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Equal Weight and a price target of $102. Current Price $95.40

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RAIT Invtmt Trust (NYSE:RAS): Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $7. Current Price $5.9650

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LRR Energy L.P. (NYSE:LRE): Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage of this company with a rating of Buy and a price target of $20. Current Price $17.79

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