Analyst calls: Wal-Mart downgraded

Weyerhaeuser is upgraded to 'buy,' and Zynga is initiated with a 'sell.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 20, 2013 12:51PM
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Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include: 
  • Ann Inc. (ANN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital
  • Chipotle (CMG) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
  • Nielsen (NLSN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • Red Robin (RRGB) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Spirit Airlines (SAVE) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Weyerhaeuser (WY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow
  • Onyx Pharmaceuticals (ONXX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Maxim
  • Calpine (CPN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Tudor Pickering
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • ArcelorMittal (MT) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Cliffs Natural (CLF) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T
  • Diamond Offshore (DO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Ensco (ESV) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • GTx (GTXI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Noble Corp. (NE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Panera Bread (PNRA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • Riverbed (RVBD) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Royal Gold (RGLD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T
  • Transocean (RIG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Xcel Energy (XEL) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Target (TGT) downgraded at to Neutral from Positive Susquehanna
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Anadarko (APC) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
  • Apache (APA) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
  • Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
  • Devon Energy (DVN) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
  • Facebook (FB) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
  • Pandora (P) initiated with a Buy at B. Riley
  • Pioneer Natural (PXD) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
  • Qihoo 360 (QIHU) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Range Resources (RRC) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
  • Salesforce.com (CRM) initiated with an Overweight at First Analysis
  • Southwestern Energy (SWN) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
  • Zynga (ZNGA) initiated with a Sell at Janney Capital
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