(By Balachander) A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts on Friday.
Chubb Corp. (NYSE: CB): Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to Buy from Hold. Shares traded 3.72 percent higher at $83.28.
Flowserve Corp. (NYSE: FLS): UBS downgraded the stock to Neutral from Buy. Shares shed 0.20 percent to trade at $156.45.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME): Piper Jaffray upgraded the stock to Overweight from Neutral. Shares jumped 5.30 percent to trade at $24.43.
Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA):Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to Market Perform from Outperform. Shares inched up 0.09 percent to trade at $518.87.
Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL): BMO Capital upgraded the stock to Outperform from Market Perform. Shares rose 1.32 percent to trade at $35.97.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ): Piper Jaffray upgraded the stock to Overweight from Neutral.Shares added 1.58 percent to trade at $44.30.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN): Janney Capital upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral. Shares lost 1.63 percent to trade at $123.15.