Goldman upgrades Northrop Grumman to 'neutral' and downgrades General Dynamics to 'sell.'
TripAdvisor is upgraded to 'buy,' and defense companies initiated with a 'sell' at CRT Capital.
Citrix Systems is upgraded to 'outperform,' and MetroPCS is downgraded to 'market perform.'
NetApp is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and retailers are initiated at UBS.
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E-Trade is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman.
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