Analyst calls: Nokia upgraded

Procter & Gamble is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and Sprint is initiated with an 'underperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Sep 18, 2013 11:14AM
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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
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • 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
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • AT&T (T) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Aruba Networks (ARUN) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Sprint (S) initiated with an Underperform at Credit Suisse
  • T-Mobile (TMUS) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Verizon (VZ) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
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