Analyst calls: Homebuilders initiated at Goldman

Allergan is downgraded to 'hold,' and AMD is upgraded to 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Jun 24, 2013 12:20PM
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Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • AMD (AMD) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital
  • CME Group (CME) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • Graco (GGG) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • Charles Schwab (SCHW) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Citigroup
  • T. Rowe Price (TROW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • First Solar (FSLR) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Maxim
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • AB InBev (BUD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
  • Allergan (AGN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Clearwire (CLWR) downgraded to Market Perform from Buy at Janco
  • Illinois Tool Works (ITW) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Walgreens (WAG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cantor
Monday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Beazer Homes (BZH) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • D.R. Horton (DHI) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Hovnanian (HOV) initiated with a Sell at Goldman
  • KB Home (KBH) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Lennar (LEN) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Meritage Homes (MTH) initiated with a Buy at Goldman
  • PulteGroup (PHM) initiated with a Sell at Goldman
  • Ryland Group (RYL) initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Toll Brothers (TOL) initiated with a Buy at Goldman
  • Sherwin-Williams (SHW) initiated with a Buy at UBS
  • Coca-Cola (KO) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Pfizer (PFE) coverage resumed with an Overweight at JPMorgan
  • First Solar (FSLR) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan
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