Analyst calls: US Airways downgraded

SINA is upgraded to 'buy,' and Cree is downgraded to 'market perform.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 14, 2013 11:12AM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include: 
  • Cullen/Frost (CFR) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
  • Hovnanian (HOV) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Marvell (MRVL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley
  • Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • SINA (SINA) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Citigroup
  • Statoil (STO) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Delta Air Lines (DAL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • EV Energy (EVEP) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Ensco (ESV) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ISI Group
  • Noble Corp. (NE) downgraded to Buy from Strong Buy at ISI Group
  • Transocean (RIG) downgraded to Neutral from Strong Buy at ISI Group
  • US Airways (LCC) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Western Union (WU) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Electronic Arts (EA) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Hilliard Lyons
  • Cree (CREE) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Northland Securities
  • Myriad Genetics (MYGN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Cowen
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Cerner (CERN) initiated with a Buy at KeyBanc
  • Athenahealth (ATHN) initiated with a Hold at KeyBanc
  • Flowers Foods (FLO) coverage reinstated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Encana (ECA) initiated with an Accumulate at Global Hunter
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