Analyst calls: Smith & Wesson downgraded

Cisco is upgraded to 'neutral,' and Intel is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 15, 2013 11:21AM
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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
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • 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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Aug 15, 2013 11:46AM
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You have to love to stock recommendation games.  Apple gets upgraded from $475 to $525 after it goes from $440 to $500. Dah?  Intel gets downgraded to neutral after it goes from $24 to $22.  These guys are real geniuses.
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