Analyst calls: Intel downgraded
LINN Energy is upgraded to 'buy,' and Noodles & Company is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Heartland Payment (HPY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- LINN Energy (LINE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- TD Ameritrade (AMTD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Vantiv (VNTV) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Priceline.com (PCLN) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
- BlackBerry (BBRY) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Desjardins
- Louisiana-Pacific (LPX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Buckingham
- PetroChina (PTR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
- Phillips 66 (PSX) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- Oshkosh (OSK) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Barrington
- BP (BP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ISI Group
- Bemis (BMS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc
- Boston Scientific (BSX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
- Cognizant (CTSH) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
- Deere (DE) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
- FMC Corporation (FMC) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
- Intel (INTC) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Evercore
- VeriFone (PAY) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
- Union Pacific (UNP) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Avondale
- Allied Nevada Gold (ANV) downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at Scotia
- Air Products (APD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Reliance Steel (RS) coverage assumed with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Royal Gold (RGLD) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
- Noodles & Company (NDLS) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush
- Silver Wheaton (SLW) initiated with a Market Perform at Cowen
- CA Technologies (CA) initiated with a Buy at Argus
- Emerson (EMR) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA
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