Stocks were modestly higher after a burst at the open following news that a measure of consumer sentiment unexpectedly hit the lowest level in more than a year.
So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:
The pharmaceutical was hitting a new 52-week high, trading at levels not seen since January, 2008.
Royal Bank of Canada
The Canadian bank was downgraded to market perform from outperform at BMO Capital.
The trucking company was upgraded to outperform from neutral at RW Baird.
The energy company was hitting a new 52-week low, trading at lows not seen since April of last year.
The software and hardware manufacturer was upgraded to outperform from market perform at JMP Securities.
The energy company was downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS.
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