Analyst calls: Tiffany downgraded

Statoil is upgraded to 'buy,' and Applied Materials is initiated with an 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 28, 2013 12:05PM
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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
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • 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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