Analyst calls: Groupon upgraded

Lockheed Martin is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and Transocean is upgraded to 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Sep 5, 2013 11:13AM

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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include: 
  • Banco Bilbao (BBVA) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Groupon (GRPN) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Intercontinental Hotels (IHG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Siemens (SI) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Transocean (RIG) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Sherwin-Williams (SHW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow
  • Old National Bancorp (ONB) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Lockheed Martin (LMT) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Newmont Mining (NEM) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • OpenTable (OPEN) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Viacom (VIAB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at B. Riley
  • Zillow (Z) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • AGCO (AGCO) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Allscripts (MDRX) initiated with a Hold at KeyBanc
  • Caterpillar (CAT) initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Deere (DE) initiated with an Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Joy Global (JOY) initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Manitowoc (MTW) initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Starbucks (SBUX) initiated with an Outperform at Wedbush
  • Terex (TEX) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • United Rentals (URI) initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Splunk (SPLK) initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens
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