Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

$CLF, $ICLR, $OIS, $Q, $SWK, $WGO

Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid.

Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations for Monday, as follows:

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF) started with a Buy rating and assigned a 9 price target at Jefferies. The firm noted that Cliffs is an under-recognized beneficiary of the US steel market strength, and pending trade protections may help ensure higher average selling prices and demand for its high-grade pellets into Y 2018.

ICON Plc (NASDAQ:ICLR) was rated as Buy at Goldman Sachs, but the firm added ICON to the prized Conviction Buy List. The price target is 117, Vs a 96.49 closing price Friday.

Oil States International Inc. (NYSE:OIS) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) was raised to Neutral from Underperform with a 93 price target Vs 87.86 close at Robert W. Baird.

Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (NYSE:SWK) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 166 price target at MKM Partners.

Winnebago Industries Inc. (NYSE:WGO) was started with a Buy rating and assigned a 40 price target at Stifel.

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