Analyst calls: Intuitive Surgical downgraded

Lululemon is initiated with a 'buy,' and AMD is downgraded to 'underweight.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 19, 2013 11:25AM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Archer Daniels (ADM) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
  • Cablevision (CVC) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
  • Cepheid (CPHD) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Diageo (DEO) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Fred's (FRED) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank
  • Netflix (NFLX) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Northland Securities
  • Seagate (STX) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citigroup
  • Skyworks (SWKS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham
  • Western Digital (WDC) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citigroup
  • Synovus (SNV) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Compass Point
  • ASML (ASML) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • BlackBerry (BBRY) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital
  • Frontline (FRO) upgraded to Neutral from Reduce at Global Hunter
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • AMD (AMD) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Genuine Parts (GPC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) downgraded to Underperform at JMP Securities
  • SAP (SAP) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Stryker (SYK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich
  • Chuy's (CHUY) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • BB&T (BBT) downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
  • Athenahealth (ATHN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Mosaic (MOS) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
  • Cracker Barrel (CBRL) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Bloomin' Brands (BLMN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • Panera Bread (PNRA) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Microsoft (MSFT) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen (Microsoft owns and publishes Top Stocks, an MSN Money site)
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Aeropostale (ARO) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • American Eagle (AEO) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Anadarko (APC) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
  • Big Lots (BIG) initiated with a Market Perform at FBR Capital
  • Family Dollar (FDO) initiated with a Market Perform at FBR Capital
  • Gap (GPS) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Hess Corp. (HES) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
  • Marathon Oil (MRO) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
  • Noble Energy (NBL) initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho
  • Ross Stores (ROST) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Sprint (S) coverage resumed with a Sell at Goldman
  • TripAdvisor (TRIP) initiated with a Buy at Ascendiant
  • Under Armour (UA) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Urban Outfitters (URBN) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Lululemon (LULU) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Union Pacific (UNP) coverage assumed with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
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