Wednesday Top Stock News: 8 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades Today


We’re taking a look at the top stock news for Wednesday and that includes the latest analysts upgrades and downgrades investors need to know about!

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Analysts appear to be in a good mood today with there being significantly more upgrades than downgrades. Let’s start off with the analyst upgrades investors will want to keep in mind today!

Top Analyst Upgrades on Wednesday

  • Host Hotels & Resorts (NASDAQ:HST) stock was upgraded to “outperform” from “market perform” by Raymond James. HSTstock is up 3.2% as of Wednesday afternoon.
  • ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ACAD) shares were bumped up to “buy” from “hold” by Canaccord Genuity. ACAD shares are up 2.7% as of this writing.
  • Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) stock got pushed to an “overweight” rating from “neutral” by JP Morgan. SBUX stock is gaining 6.9% this afternoon.
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) shares were increased to an “outperform” rating from “market perform” rating by Bernstein. MU shares are rising 8%.
  • Wingstop (NASDAQ:WING) stock is basking in its new “buy” as compared to the previous “neutral” rating from Northcoast Research. WING is flying 8.9% higher.

We don’t have as many downgrades to cover today, but there are some interesting ones to note!

Top Analyst Downgrades on Wednesday

  • SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock was downgraded to “equal weight” from “overweight” by Morgan Stanley. SOFI is up 6.4% despite the downgrade.
  • Entasis Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ETTX) shares were dropped to “neutral” from “buy” by Alliance Global Partners. ETTX stock is slipping slightly this afternoon.
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) stock was hit with a “market perform” rating compared to its prior “outperform” rating from Bernstein. JNJ is down 1.9% as of this writing.

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