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Piedmont Office Realty Trust CIO Raymond Owens to retire effective June 30, 2017

Piedmont Office Realty Trust (PDM) announced that Raymond L. Owens, chief investment officer, will retire effective June 30, 2017. Prior to his appointment as CIO, Owens had previously served as Piedmont's executive VP of Capital Markets since 2007. As part of the transition, C. Brent Smith, executive VP of the Northeast Region and Strategic Investments, has been named co-CIO until June 30, 2017 and will succeed Owens as CIO on that date. Smith joined Piedmont in 2012 and previously was employed for eight years as an executive director within the real estate investment banking division of Morgan Stanley (MS), one of the company's external advisors.

PDM

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12/14/15
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Piedmont Office Realty downgraded to Sell from Hold at Stifel
Stifel downgraded Piedmont based on its high debt level, as well as its belief that the company probably won;t repurchase shares and has a poor capital allocation track record. The firm also cited concerns about the company's corporate governance and its belief that real estate valuations are full in the company's markets.
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On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: Basic Energy (BAS) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotia Howard Weil... CEMEX (CX) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse... Douglas Emmett (DEI) downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc... Dril-Quip (DRQ) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotia Howard Weil... DuPont (DD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies... FedEx (FDX) downgraded to Market Perform from Strong Buy at Raymond James... GoPro (GPRO) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Gran Tierra (GTE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... Hormel Foods (HRL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... LDR Holding (LDRH) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital... Landstar System (LSTR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T... Mattress Firm (MFRM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi... Mead Johnson (MJN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman... Methanex (MEOH) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Oceaneering (OII) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotia Howard Weil... Omega Protein (OME) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at DA Davidson... Pacific Drilling (PACD) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotia... Piedmont Office Realty (PDM) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Stifel... Prologis (PLD) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman... Quidel (QDEL) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Stryker (SYK) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital... Team Health (TMH) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Tyco (TYC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse.
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Piedmont Office Realty downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird
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On The Fly: Analyst Downgrade Summary
Today's noteworthy downgrades include: 1st Constitution Bancorp (FCCY) downgraded to Market Perform at Raymond James... Alaska Air (ALK) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse... Alexion (ALXN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG... Anadarko (APC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Aqua America (WTR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Ladenburg... ArcBest (ARCB) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens... Ashford Hospitality Prime (AHP) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Baird... Broadcom (BRCM) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein... Brown & Brown (BRO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust... Caladrius (CLBS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim... Capital One (COF) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... DDR Corp. (DDR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Everyday Health (EVDY) downgraded on salesforce issues at Stifel... Expeditors (EXPD) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS... First Community (FCCO) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... HP Inc. (HPQ) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo... Heartland Express (HTLD) downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital... Highwoods Properties (HIW) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill... Hubbell (HUBB) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan... Illumina (ILMN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo... Kite Realty Trust (KRG) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Mondelez (MDLZ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank... Moody's (MCO) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray... Morgan Stanley says Nordstrom (JWN) not immune from industry headwinds, cuts to sell... National Retail Properties (NNN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Navios Maritime (NM) downgraded to Sell on cash burn at Stifel... Newmont Mining (NEM) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Nordstrom (JWN) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... Old Dominion (ODFL) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Paychex (PAYX) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill... PerkinElmer (PKI) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen... Piedmont Office Realty (PDM) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Post Properties (PPS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Public Storage (PSA) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James... Rush Enterprises (RUSHA) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Ryder (R) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Saia, Inc. (SAIA) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens... Scorpio Bulkers (SALT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... Spirit Realty (SRC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Star Bulk Carriers (SBLK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... Stryker (SYK) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Northland... Swift Transport (SWFT) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital... Team (TISI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T... Terreno Realty (TRNO) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Baird... Thomson Reuters (TRI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill... UBS (UBS) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays... WebMD (WBMD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel... Whiting USA Trust II (WHZ) downgraded to Underperform at Raymond James... Zimmer Biomet (ZBH) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Northland.
MS Morgan Stanley
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10/06/16
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10/06/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $33
SDLR
Hold
Morgan Stanley downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Jeffery Harte downgraded Morgan Stanley to Hold citing relative share outperformance and maintained his $33 price target on shares.
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10/20/16
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Morgan Stanley upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim
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GUGG
Buy
Morgan Stanley upgraded to Buy on improved mix at Guggenheim
As previously reported, Guggenheim upgraded Morgan Stanley to Buy from Neutral with a $39 price target. Analyst Eric Wasserstrom raised estimates to reflect improved revenue mix and operating leverage following the better than expected Q3 report. He believes improved mix of its business and asset composition will benefit Morgan Stanley's future CCAR stress tests and result in greater excess regulatory capital and views risk/reward as positive.
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11/18/16
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MACQ
Neutral
Citi downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
Macquarie analyst David Konrad downgraded Citi (C) to Neutral saying investors should shift exposure to names that have more leverage to capital markets and increased economic activity and away from global banks. He believes the valuations of global banks may "remain suppressed" amid decreased trade and currency volatility. The analyst has a $57 price target for the shares. Citi closed yesterday up 82c to $55.45. Konrad this morning also upgraded Goldman Sachs (GS) to Outperform and reiterated an Outperform rating on Morgan Stanley (MS).

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