Analyst calls: BlackBerry upgraded

AngloGold is downgraded to 'sell,' and Safeway is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Jun 13, 2013 12:02PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • BlackBerry (BBRY) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Societe Generale
  • International Paper (IP) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Ross Stores (ROST) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sterne Agee
  • EMC (EMC) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Pacific Crest
  • Baker Hughes (BHI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale
  • Celgene (CELG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
  • Gilead (GILD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • AngloGold (AU) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Societe Generale
  • Banco Santander (SAN) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Randgold Resources (GOLD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
  • Republic Services (RSG) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Safeway (SWY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Smithfield Foods (SFD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Davenport
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • American Express (AXP) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer
  • Angie's List (ANGI) initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich
  • BE Aerospace (BEAV) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Boeing (BA) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Bunge (BG) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • Discover (DFS) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer
  • Discovery (DISCA) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • DreamWorks (DWA) initiated with an Underperform at Sterne Agee
  • Viacom (VIAB) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Annie's (BNNY) initiated with an In-Line at Imperial Capital
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