Analyst calls: Mosaic, Potash downgraded

Comcast is initiated with an 'overweight,' and Symantec is upgraded to 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 31, 2013 12:29PM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include: 
  • Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura.
  • General Growth (GGP) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital
  • Lin TV (TVL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • MeadWestvaco (MWV) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital
  • ONEOK Partners (OKS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird
  • Open Text (OTEX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark Co
  • Owens & Minor (OMI) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at RW Baird
  • Symantec (SYMC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Agree Realty (ADC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich
  • Agrium (AGU) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Barclays (BCS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
  • Chart Industries (GTLS) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Donaldson (DCI) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Jacobs Engineering (JEC) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital
  • Mosaic (MOS) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Northern Tier (NTI) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • Potash (POT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • R.R. Donnelley (RRD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Benchmark Co
  • SanDisk (SNDK) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Xylem (XYL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Cablevision (CVC) initiated with an Underweight at Barclays
  • Charter (CHTR) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Comcast (CMCSA) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • DISH (DISH) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • DirecTV (DTV) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Liberty Media (LMCA) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • Sirius XM (SIRI) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • Susser Petroleum Partners (SUSP) initiated with a Buy at Benchmark Co
  • Time Warner Cable (TWC) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
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