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Stock Downgrades From 2011/11/30

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:

Parker Drilling (PKD) has a market capitalization of $814.67Million. The company was downgraded by the brokerage firm “Standpoint Research” from “Buy” to ”Hold”. The stock price closed at $6.96 and has changed by 7.41% compared to the previous day.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 31.64, Price/Sales 1.20 and Price/Book 1.29. The earnings per share is expected to grow by 41.51% for next year and 6.00% for the upcoming 5 years.

1-Year Chart Of Parker Drilling (Click to enlarge)

Transocean (RIG) has a market capitalization of $13.71Billion. The company was downgraded by the brokerage firm “Argus” from “Buy” to ”Hold”. The stock price closed at $42.85 and has changed by 2.93% compared to the previous day.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is -, Price/Sales 1.54 and Price/Book 0.66. The earnings per share is expected to grow by 100.49% for next year and 11.82% for the upcoming 5 years.

1-Year Chart Of Transocean (Click to enlarge)

Southwestern Energy (SWN) has a market capitalization of $13.25Billion. The company was downgraded by the brokerage firm “Barclays Capital” from “Overweight” to ”Equal Weight ($42)”. The stock price closed at $38.05 and has changed by 3.12% compared to the previous day.

Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 21.14, Price/Sales 4.60 and Price/Book 3.67. The earnings per share is expected to grow by 17.37% for next year and 20.81% for the upcoming 5 years.

1-Year Chart Of Southwestern Energy (Click to enlarge)

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