Analyst calls: Abercrombie & Fitch downgraded
Marathon Oil is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Tesla is initiated with a 'hold.'
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Canadian Pacific (CP) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Marathon Oil (MRO) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
- Microsoft (MSFT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura (Microsoft owns and publishes Top Stocks, an MSN Money site.)
- Precision Castparts (PCP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- Brown Shoe (BWS) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
- Target (TGT) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at William Blair
- Vanguard Health (VHS) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
- Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
- Regeneron (REGN) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer
- Tesla (TSLA) initiated with a Hold at Stifel
- Vertex (VRTX) initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer
- Zynga (ZNGA) initiated with a Hold at Benchmark Co
- Hillenbrand (HI) coverage assumed with a Buy at Davenport
- DryShips (DRYS) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital
- InvenSense (INVN) initiated with a Buy at Needham
- Sempra Energy (SRE) initiated with a Buy at KeyBanc
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