On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades

Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Weatherford (WFT) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays with analyst J. David Anderson saying there is only so much new CEO Mark McCollum can do given the company's $7.1B of net debt and the "low hanging cost opportunities already picked" in the third year of a "turnaround." 2. BP (BP) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 3. Eversource (ES) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Stephen Byrd citing a New Hampshire state committee denial of the company's Northern Pass Transmission project. 4. AvalonBay (AVB) downgraded to Neutral on relative market growth at BofA/Merrill with analyst Juan Sanabria saying AvalonBay's core has been disappointing versus peers and sees risks around developments in the current supply environment, specifically in New York City. 5. Validus (VR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, (click here.):(http://thefly.com/streetResearch.php)

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