Worried by geopolitical turmoil as well as disappointing earnings results, some strategists have soured on these names.
Oilfields opening up in Brazil, Mexico and Russia will lift key companies with harsh-environment expertise.
Weyerhaeuser is upgraded to 'buy,' and Zynga is initiated with a 'sell.'
SINA is upgraded to 'buy,' and Cree is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Halliburton is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Eli Lilly is initiated with a 'buy.'
The group just seems right for rotation and appreciation.
Here are a few companies that may look attractive to investors right now.
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