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Stock Analysts’ downgrades for Friday, February 21st:

Bioanalytical System (NASDAQ:BASI) was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a sell rating. The analysts wrote, “Bioanalytical Systems (BASI) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to sell. The company’s weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and generally high debt management risk.”

Brunswick Corp. (NYSE:BC) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferson Research from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Bally Technologies (NYSE:BYI) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferson Research from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferson Research from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:DFRG) was downgraded by analysts at EVA Dimensions LLC from an overweight rating to a hold rating.

China Distance Education Holdings (NYSE:DL) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferson Research from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Energy Transfer Equity (NYSE:ETE) was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a buy rating to a hold rating. The analysts wrote, “Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from buy to hold. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins.”

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferson Research from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet to a sell rating.

HENKEL AG AND CO. KG (OTCMKTS:HENKY) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from a strong-buy rating to an outperform rating.

Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ:HIBB) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferson Research from a buy rating to a hold rating.

HSN (NASDAQ:HSNI) was downgraded by analysts at EVA Dimensions LLC from an overweight rating to a hold rating.

China Lodging Group (NASDAQ:HTHT) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferson Research from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. (NYSE:NOR) was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a hold rating to a sell rating. The analysts wrote, “Noranda Aluminum (NOR) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from hold to sell. The company’s weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk.”

Insulet Corp. (NASDAQ:PODD) was downgraded by analysts at Feltl & Co. from a hold rating to a sell rating. Feltl & Co. currently has $33.00 target price on the stock.

SAFRAN (NASDAQ:SAFRY) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Service Corp. International (NYSE:SCI) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferson Research from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Smiths Group PLC(ADR) (NASDAQ:SMGZY) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) was downgraded by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Dealertrack Technologies (NASDAQ:TRAK) was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a buy rating to a hold rating. The analysts wrote, “Dealertrack Technologies (TRAK) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from buy to hold. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company’s earnings per share.”

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) was downgraded by analysts at Gilford Securities from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

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