Stocks are lower, pushing the S&P 500 off the five-year high it reached Friday.
Forest Labs is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Best Buy is initiated with an 'underperform.'
Roche is upgraded to 'overweight,' while Novartis is downgraded to 'equal weight.'
Halliburton is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Diamond Foods is downgraded to 'underperform.'
SanDisk is upgraded to 'overweight,' while AMD is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Skyworks is upgraded to 'buy,' and Quanta Services is downgraded to 'sell.'
Delta, United are initiated at Goldman with a 'sell,' and Tyson Foods is downgraded to 'underperform' at BofA/Merrill.
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