Analyst calls: EBay downgraded
Cabot Oil & Gas is initiated with an 'overweight,' and Merck is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com
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
- 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
- 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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