Analyst calls: BlackBerry downgraded

Adobe is upgraded to 'buy,' and Coca-Cola is initiated with an 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Jun 19, 2013 12:29PM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Adobe (ADBE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Ball Corp. (BLL) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird
  • CEMEX (CX) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Sonic (SONC) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • LINN Energy (LINE) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Howard Weil
  • Toll Brothers (TOL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • American Eagle (AEO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) downgraded to Market Perform at William Blair
  • BlackBerry (BBRY) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • Cliffs Natural (CLF) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Novo Nordisk (NVO) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Exane BNP Paribas
  • Sprint (S) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • SodaStream (SODA) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair
  • Peabody Energy (BTU) downgraded to Accumulate from Buy at Tudor Pickering
  • News Corp. (NWSA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Coca-Cola (KO) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • PepsiCo (PEP) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Teva (TEVA) initiated with a Buy at Maxim
  • Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT) initiated with an Outperform at JMP Securities
  • Visa (V) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • MasterCard (MA) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Western Union (WU) initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
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