Analyst calls: Potash downgraded

Aeropostale is upgraded to 'buy,' and Denny's is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 30, 2013 12:52PM
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Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include: 
  • Perrigo (PRGO) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • PulteGroup (PHM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Ryland Group (RYL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Aeropostale (ARO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Topeka
  • National Fuel (NFG) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James


Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • D.R. Horton (DHI) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Deere (DE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Longbow
  • Denny's (DENN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Roth Capital
  • Franco-Nevada (FNV) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Luminex (LMNX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Magellan Health (MGLN) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup
  • NASDAQ (NDAQ) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • PulteGroup (PHM) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • SanDisk (SNDK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Spirit Airlines (SAVE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Tenneco (TEN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • Teva (TEVA) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Xylem (XYL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital
  • Potash (POT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cantor
  • OpenTable (OPEN) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • Sohu.com (SOHU) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Flir Systems (FLIR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Drexel Hamilton
  • SourceFire (FIRE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • American Vanguard (AVD) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Tumi (TUMI) initiated with a Hold at KeyBanc
  • Mentor Graphics (MENT) initiated with an Outperform at Pacific Crest
4Comments
Jul 30, 2013 3:46PM
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If you have or had been READING what Jim Jubak had to say about the biz in Potash...

This would have came as a NO SURPRISE to any of us...

Jul 30, 2013 3:24PM
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you essentially had to companies  controlling the world potash prices .one of them got greedier than normal which throws the price fixing thing out the door .at least temporarily .don't worry someone else will step in to get those prices up.

Jul 30, 2013 1:55PM
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I'm not sure I get what is going on.  A company in Belarus has the ability to drive global markets?  Fat chance !!
Jul 30, 2013 1:28PM
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way to go CANTOR on the potash downgrade .way to be on the ball .huge company and you down grade it after it drops 20% .I am glad I didn't pay for that investment advice.
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