Analyst calls: Smith & Wesson downgraded
Cisco is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Intel is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Baker Hughes (BHI) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
- Carnival (CCL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Cisco (CSCO) upgraded to Neutral from Cautious at ISI Group
- National Oilwell (NOV) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
- SunTrust (STI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Drexel Hamilton
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
- Avago (AVGO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital
- HSBC (HBC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho
- Helmerich & Payne (HP) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
- Oceaneering (OII) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
- PulteGroup (PHM) downgraded to Outperform from Top Pick at RBC Capital
- Smith & Wesson (SWHC) downgraded to Underweight from Hold at KeyBanc
- Synovus (SNV) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Drexel Hamilton
- Deere (DE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
- NetApp (NTAP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Lake Street
- Intel (INTC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Micron (MU) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- ArcelorMittal (MT) initiated with an Underweight at Barclays
- Westport Innovations (WPRT) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital
- NutriSystem (NTRI) initiated with an In-Line at Imperial Capital
- Danaher (DHR) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
- Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
- Thermo Fisher (TMO) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
- QIAGEN (QGEN) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital
- Illumina (ILMN) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital
- Agilent (A) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital
- Agnico-Eagle (AEM) initiated with a Hold at Desjardins
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