Analyst calls: EBay downgraded

Cabot Oil & Gas is initiated with an 'overweight,' and Merck is downgraded to 'market perform.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 18, 2013 11:27AM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Lincoln National (LNC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Quality Systems (QSII) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Exelon (EXC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Drexel Hamilton
  • Southern Copper (SCCO) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • ASML (ASML) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Citrix Systems (CTXS) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • Merck (MRK) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • SanDisk (SNDK) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • EBay (EBAY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham
  • M&T Bank (MTB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
  • Atlantic Power (AT) downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • ZAGG (ZAGG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Ladenburg
  • Range Resources (RRC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • American Express (AXP) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
  • SHFL entertainment (SHFL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Chuy's (CHUY) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Health Care REIT (HCN) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
  • J.B. Hunt (JBHT) initiated with a Neutral at Macquarie
  • Pharmacyclics (PCYC) initiated with an Outperform at RW Baird
  • Under Armour (UA) initiated with an Outperform at Wedbush
  • Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • CME Group (CME) initiated with a Hold at Argus
  • Seaspan (SSW) initiated with a Sell at Stifel
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