Analyst calls: Royal Dutch Shell upgraded
Charles River Labs is downgraded to 'sell,' and T-Mobile is initiated with a 'hold.'
Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Flir Systems (FLIR) upgraded to Strong Buy from Market Perform at Raymond James
- HSBC (HBC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) upgraded to Focus List from Outperform at Howard Weil
- Statoil (STO) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Howard Weil
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
- Charles River Labs (CRL) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
- Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- First Horizon (FHN) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- Palo Alto (PANW) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
- Sanderson Farms (SAFM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc
- Toronto-Dominion (TD) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
- ConocoPhillips (COP) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Howard Weil
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