Research In Motion is upgraded to 'sector perform,' and Pfizer is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Apple's new signature phone could spell good news for a whole host of companies, from service providers to chipmakers.
Goldman Sachs is both upgraded and downgraded, and Manchester United is initiated at 2 firms with a 'buy.'
As the market rally has made equities expensive, it's hard to find relatively strong ones at attractive valuations.
Skyworks is upgraded to 'buy,' and Quanta Services is downgraded to 'sell.'
SuperValu is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Facebook is initiated with a 'buy.'
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