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Stock Downgrades From 2011/11/23

Daily Upgrades And Downgrades (Brokerage Up- And Downgrades). Upgrades and downgrades are positive (negative) changes in the rating of a security. An upgrade is usually triggered by a steady improvement in the fundamentals and financials of the entity that has issued the security. Downgrade ratings are vice versa. Changes in the analyst rating could hit the company’s stock price significantly. Watch out the current rating decisions. Here is a current list of recent company upgrades and downgrades by brokerage firms for investors.

Downgrades:

Resolute Forest Products (ABH) has a market capitalization of $1.47Billion. The company was downgraded by the brokerage firm “RBC Capital Mkts” from “Outperform” to ”Sector Perform ($18)”. The stock price closed at $15.12 and has changed by -5.03% compared to the previous day.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 0.44, Price/Sales 0.30 and Price/Book 0.40. The earnings per share is expected to grow by 30.07% for next year and 5.00% for the upcoming 5 years.

1-Year Chart Of Resolute Forest Products (Click to enlarge)

Big Lots (BIG) has a market capitalization of $2.41Billion. The company was downgraded by the brokerage firm “Barclays Capital” from “Overweight” to ”Equal Weight ($38)”. The stock price closed at $36.83 and has changed by -5.00% compared to the previous day.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.79, Price/Sales 0.49 and Price/Book 3.03. The earnings per share is expected to grow by 16.55% for next year and 12.50% for the upcoming 5 years.

1-Year Chart Of Big Lots (Click to enlarge)

E-House China (EJ) has a market capitalization of $465.46Million. The company was downgraded by the brokerage firm “Maxim Group” from “Hold” to ”Sell ($5)”. The stock price closed at $5.75 and has changed by -6.20% compared to the previous day.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 41.07, Price/Sales 1.20 and Price/Book 0.52. The earnings per share is expected to grow by 90.48% for next year and 33.33% for the upcoming 5 years.

1-Year Chart Of E-House China (Click to enlarge)

Frontline (FRO) has a market capitalization of $219.57Million. The company was downgraded by the brokerage firm “FBR Capital” from “Mkt Perform” to ”Underperform ($1.5)”. The stock price closed at $2.82 and has changed by -7.84% compared to the previous day.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is -, Price/Sales 0.24 and Price/Book 0.31. The earnings per share is expected to grow by -2.70% for next year and 0.00% for the upcoming 5 years.

1-Year Chart Of Frontline (Click to enlarge)

Gilead Sciences (GILD) has a market capitalization of $29.78Billion. The company was downgraded by the brokerage firm “Argus” from “Buy” to ”Hold”. The stock price closed at $39.64 and has changed by 2.27% compared to the previous day.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.49, Price/Sales 3.64 and Price/Book 4.91. The earnings per share is expected to grow by 14.21% for next year and 15.49% for the upcoming 5 years.

1-Year Chart Of Gilead Sciences (Click to enlarge)

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