Analyst calls: Homebuilders initiated at Goldman
Allergan is downgraded to 'hold,' and AMD is upgraded to 'outperform.'
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
- 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
- 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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The solid report comes a month after the retailer closed all of its Canadian operations.
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