Analyst calls: Qualcomm downgraded

Whole Foods upgraded to 'outperform' and Kraft Foods downgraded to 'hold.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 5, 2013 12:21PM
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Monday's noteworthy downgrades include: 
  • Allstate (ALL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Fossil (FOSL) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Hillshire Brands (HSH) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Kraft Foods (KRFT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • Qualcomm (QCOM) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Teva (TEVA) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley

Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Coca-Cola Femsa (KOF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Duke Energy (DUK) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Steven Madden (SHOO) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Goldman
  • Dow Chemical (DOW) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
  • Broadcom (BRCM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Drexel Hamilton
  • Whole Foods (WFM) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Williams Capital

Monday's noteworthy initiations include: 

NRG Yield (NYLD) initiated with a Neutral at UBS
Level 3 (LVLT) initiated with a Neutral at Macquarie
Canadian Solar (CSIQ) initiated with a Buy at Roth Capital

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