Mar 22, 2016

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New Stock downgrades: Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), Aecom (NYSE:ACM), Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL)

New Stock downgrades: Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), Aecom (NYSE:ACM), Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL)

Analysts have been actively evaluating companies as long as there have been stocks, but they’re more popular and get more exposure than ever thanks to round-the-clock stock market news and online resources. Analysts’ notoriety has also increased. But while analysts typically have similar credentials, they aren’t all the same.

The reputation and credibility of a company and the research firm depends on the efforts they make to inform investors. A company does not want to be tarnished by being associated with disreputable research. Similarly, a research firm will only want to analyze companies that have strong fundamentals and long-term investment potential.

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) received a stock rating downgrade from Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey on Monday.In a note to investors, the firm issued a Reduce rating and Neutral rating. The average analysts that follow this company have a ‘Buy’ rating on this stock, according to Zacks Investment Research. 8 maintain strong buy rating, 0 set the stock as buy, 0 give underperform rating and 0 suggests selling.

Aecom (NYSE:ACM) was dropped to Hold from Buy at BB&T Capital Mkts. It has earned a consensus Strong Buy rating, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, 4 have assigned a hold rating, 0 says it’s a buy and 5 have assigned a strong buy rating to the company.

Xylem Inc (NYSE:XYL) shares were down-0.13% on Monday after analysts at Stifeldowngraded the stock to Hold from Buy. The stock has a consensus Strong Buy rating, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, 6 have assigned a hold rating, 1 says it’s a buy, and 7 have assigned a strong buy rating to the company.

 

 

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