Visa 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:

Universal Health (NYSE:UHS): Standpoint Research downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Current Price $55.71

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Spreadtrum Comms (NASDAQ:SPRD): Chardan Capital Markets downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Current Price $16.33

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CLARCOR (NYSE:CLC): William Blair downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Mkt Perform.

Current Price $48.86

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Ryanair Hldgs (NASDAQ:RYAAY): HSBC Securities downgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Underweight.

Current Price $38.17

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Visa (NYSE:V): Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target to $165.

Current Price $157.97

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