Analyst calls: Nordstrom downgraded

Pandora is upgraded to 'buy,' and Alcoa is downgraded to 'underperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 16, 2013 11:28AM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include: 
  • Anadarko (APC) upgraded to Strong Buy from Buy at ISI Group
  • JetBlue (JBLU) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James
  • Pandora (P) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Applied Materials (AMAT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at DA Davidson
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Alcoa (AA) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Aviva (AV) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Exane BNP Paribas
  • General Mills (GIS) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
  • Noble Energy (NBL) downgraded to Buy from Strong Buy at ISI Group
  • Nordstrom (JWN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Red Robin (RRGB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at B. Riley
  • STMicroelectronics (STM) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at HSBC
  • Colgate-Palmolive (CL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
  • Transocean (RIG) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at Johnson Rice
  • Volterra (VLTR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at B. Riley
  • Maxim Integrated (MXIM) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Fly Leasing (FLY) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Movado (MOV) initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital
  • Semtech (SMTC) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Xcel Energy (XEL) initiated with a Neutral at UBS
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