Downgrades Vs. Earnings Estimates

Does a downgrade to "hold" really mean to hold?


In the height of earnings season, downgrades and changes to earnings estimates can dramatically impact a stock’s price. We got a question from a SlingShot Trader member who asked which carried more weight: a downgrade or an updated earnings estimate. We look at a stock we’ve recommended recentlyCME Group (CME), as an example.

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