Analyst calls: American Express downgraded

Adobe is upgraded to 'market perform,' and McDonald's is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 17, 2013 11:10AM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Adobe (ADBE) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at FBR Capital
  • BorgWarner (BWA) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird
  • Kodiak Oil & Gas (KOG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust
  • LINN Energy (LINE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • ResMed (RMD) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
  • Telefonica (TEF) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Macquarie
  • Pier 1 Imports (PIR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Anworth Mortgage (ANH) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Athenahealth (ATHN) downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
  • Golden Star Resources (GSS) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Canaccord
  • Hologic (HOLX) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • McDonald's (MCD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
  • New Gold (NGD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord
  • Unilever (UN) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • ResMed (RMD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • LG Display (LPL) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • AU Optronics (AUO) downgraded to Sell from Buy at Citigroup...
  • Cree (CREE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Garp Research
  • American Express (AXP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham
  • PG&E (PCG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ISI Group
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Cameron (CAM) reinstated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Ciena (CIEN) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair
  • Finisar (FNSR) initiated with a Market Perform at William Blair
  • Fortress (FIG) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
  • JDSU (JDSU) initiated with a Market Perform at William Blair
  • Workday (WDAY) initiated with a Neutral at Susquehanna
  • Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Paychex (PAYX) initiated with a Hold at Argus
  • Tableau Software (DATA) initiated with a Neutral at Susquehanna
  • Liberty Global (LBTYA) coverage resumed with an Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Oracle (ORCL) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
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