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Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for August 15th: AEM, AGNC, AMID, ARRY, BKS, CACH, CE, CMCSA, COO


A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailyr) and Equity Briefing:

UBS AG  downgraded shares of Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE: AEM) from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

Macquarie  downgraded shares of American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating.

Citigroup  downgraded shares of American Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ: AMID) from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

Leerink Swann  upgraded shares of Array Biopharma Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARRY) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating.

Stifel Nicolaus  downgraded shares of Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE: BKS) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Piper Jaffray  downgraded shares of Cache, Inc. (NASDAQ: CACH) from an overweight rating to a neutral rating.

Dahlman Rose  downgraded shares of Celanese Co. (NYSE: CE) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Wunderlich  raised its price target on shares of Comcast Co. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) from $36.00 to $40.00. They have a buy rating on the stock.

JPMorgan Chase  upgraded shares of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO) from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

Exane BNP Paribas  downgraded shares of CRH PLC (NYSE: CRH) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating.

Societe Generale  downgraded shares of CRH PLC (NYSE: CRH) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Maxim Group  downgraded shares of Digital Domain Media Group (NASDAQ: DDMG) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Bank of America  downgraded shares of Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating.

Deutsche Bank  initiated coverage on shares of Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Evercore Partners  initiated coverage on shares of Invensense Inc. (NASDAQ: INVN). They issued an overweight rating on the stock.

Cowen  initiated coverage on shares of InterXion Holding (NASDAQ: INXN). They issued an outperform rating on the stock.

Robert W. Baird  upgraded shares of Jive Software Inc (NASDAQ: jive) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Robert W. Baird now has a $21.00 price target on the stock.

SunTrust  initiated coverage on shares of Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Raymond James  downgraded shares of Lone Pine Resources (NYSE: LPR) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

Evercore Partners  initiated coverage on shares of Nokia Co. (NYSE: NOK). They issued an equal weight rating on the stock.

Sterne Agee  downgraded shares of Ocz Technology Group  Inc (NYSE: OCZ) from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

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