Analyst calls: Nokia upgraded
Procter & Gamble is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and Sprint is initiated with an 'underperform.'
Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Becton Dickinson (BDX) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
- Colgate-Palmolive (CL) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
- Consolidated Edison (ED) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
- Maxwell (MXWL) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
- Nationstar (NSM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
- Nokia (NOK) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Dendreon (DNDN) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Maxim
- Acuity Brands (AYI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- BioMarin (BMRN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
- Caterpillar (CAT) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Clorox (CLX) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
- Exelon (EXC) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
- Intuit (INTU) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
- Joy Global (JOY) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- NRG Energy (NRG) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman
- Procter & Gamble (PG) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
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