February 16, 2013 at 08:23 AM EST
This Week’s Best & Worst Performing Analyst Downgrades – Feb.16 Edition

Here is a look at various dividend stocks that were downgraded by some of Wall Street’s top analysts and how they fared on the week. Keep in mind, some of the downgrades may have occurred toward the end of the week and sentiment could carry over into next week.

SymbolCompanyFri. CloseWeekly
% Change
Dividend Yield
HNZHJ Heinz Co.$72.28+18.67%2.85%
BHIBaker Hughes$46.58+2.04%1.29%
CLColgate-Palmolive$110.02+1.41%2.25%
RCIIRent-A-Center, Inc. $37.48+0.97%2.24%
SCHWCharles Schwab Corp.$16.9+0.06%1.42%
MDTMedtronic, Inc. $47.12+0.04%2.21%
TROWT. Rowe Price$73.13-0.19%1.86%
ROKRockwell Automation$90.76-0.24%2.07%
WTRAqua America Inc.$28.42-0.56%2.46%
CMAComerica$34.83-1.53%1.95%
WUWestern Union$14.4-1.77%3.47%
QCOMQualcomm, Inc.$65.43-2.27%1.53%
BWPBoardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P.$26.7-2.80%7.98%
AMGNAmgen$83.61-3.64%2.25%
STISunTrust Banks$28.12-3.86%0.71%
PSAPublic Storage$151.26-3.90%2.91%
DRIDarden Restaurants$45.15-4.67%4.43%
ETREntergy Corp$61.45-4.68%5.40%
EEPEnbridge Energy Partners L.P.$27.62-6.40%7.86%
GOLDRandgold Resources, Ltd. ADR$85.89-8.83%0.21%
WTWWeight Watchers$44.69-17.89%1.57%
CTLCenturyLink Inc.$33.02-20.16%6.54%
CLFCliffs Natural Resources Inc.$28.85-20.94%2.08%

Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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