Analyst calls: Dendreon initiated

Fusion-io is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Fifth Third Bancorp is downgraded to 'market perform.'

By MSN Money Partner Sep 9, 2013 12:01PM

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Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Baker Hughes (BHI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Brocade (BRCD) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • EOG Resources (EOG) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Eaton (ETN) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Estee Lauder (EL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Expedia (EXPE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Lazard Capital
  • Fusion-io (FIO) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at FBN Securities
  • Micron (MU) upgraded to Neutral from Negative at Susquehanna
  • NetApp (NTAP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Apache (APA) downgraded to Buy from Strong Buy at ISI Group
  • Body Central (BODY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Dougherty
  • Community Health (CYH) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • Halliburton (HAL) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • HollyFrontier (HFC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • IAC (IACI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord
  • National Oilwell (NOV) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Standpoint Research
  • Phillips 66 (PSX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
Monday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
  • Aeropostale (ARO) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • American Eagle (AEO) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • Ann Inc. (ANN) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • Costco (COST) coverage resumed with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Dendreon (DNDN) initiated with a Buy at R.F. Lafferty
  • Domino's Pizza (DPZ) initiated with a Buy at KeyBanc
  • Express (EXPR) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
  • Fossil (FOSL) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • Francesca's (FRAN) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
  • Gap (GPS) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • L Brands (LTD) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • Moody's (MCO) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair
  • Oshkosh (OSK) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Sprint (S) re-initiated with an Equal Weight at Evercore
  • Target (TGT) coverage resumed with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Ulta Salon (ULTA) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
  • Urban Outfitters (URBN) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) coverage resumed with a Buy at Goldman
  • Lululemon (LULU) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
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