Analyst calls: Tiffany downgraded
Statoil is upgraded to 'buy,' and Applied Materials is initiated with an 'outperform.'
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Statoil (STO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- USG (USG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow
- Exterran (EXH) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Howard Weil
- U.S. Silica (SLCA) upgraded to Focus List from Outperform at Howard Weil
- Old National Bancorp (ONB) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Fig Partners
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
- DSW (DSW) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Brean Capital
- Tiffany (TIF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
- Stericycle (SRCL) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush
- ASML (ASML) initiated with an Outperform at Northland Securities
- Applied Materials (AMAT) initiated with an Outperform at Northland Securities
- KLA-Tencor (KLAC) initiated with a Market Perform at Northland Securities
- Lam Research (LRCX) initiated with an Outperform at Northland Securities
- Arch Coal (ACI) coverage resumed with an Outperform at FBR Capital
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