Analyst calls: BlackBerry upgraded and downgraded

DreamWorks is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Splunk is initiated with a 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Sep 23, 2013 11:19AM
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Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • American Electric (AEP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • BlackBerry (BBRY) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at RW Baird
  • Copart (CPRT) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird
  • Maxim Integrated (MXIM) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Nokia (NOK) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at HSBC
  • Sherwin-Williams (SHW) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Darden (DRI) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Buckingham
  • Walgreens (WAG) upgraded  at Morgan Stanley
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • BlackBerry (BBRY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • DreamWorks (DWA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at B. Riley
  • Michael Kors (KORS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • Rockwell Collins (COL) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse, and to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham
  • Ulta Salon (ULTA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • Darden (DRI) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens
  • FedEx (FDX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
Monday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • 3D Systems (DDD) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Splunk (SPLK) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Stratasys (SSYS) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Corning (GLW) initiated with a Buy at Gilford Securitie
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