Alkermes is initiated with an 'outperform,' and Chicago Bridge & Iron is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Salesforce.com is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Marvell is downgraded to 'underperform.'
AB InBev is downgraded to 'conviction sell,' and Boeing is upgraded to 'buy.'
General Electric is downgraded to 'neutral,' and McDonald's is downgraded to 'outperform.'
FedEx is downgraded to 'underperform,' and UPS is upgraded to 'outperform.'
Stocks are sharply lower as the Dow continues to alternate between triple digit moves upward and downward.
Despite trading near its 52-week high, the stock appears to have plenty left.
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