Analyst calls: Wendy's upgraded

Sprint is both upgraded and downgraded, and FedEx is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 12, 2013 12:18PM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Alaska Air (ALK) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Alpha Natural (ANR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • F5 Networks (FFIV) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Hormel Foods (HRL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Sprint (S) upgraded to Strong Buy from Buy at Janco
  • Wendy's (WEN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Sprint (S) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Kroger (KR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Discovery (DISCA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at B. Riley
  • Red Robin (RRGB) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Dollar General (DG) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Magnum Hunter (MHR) reinstated with an Equal Weight at Stephens
  • News Corp. (NWSA) initiated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • OpenTable (OPEN) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Yelp (YELP) initiated with a Buy at Needham
  • Federal Realty (FRT) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • General Growth (GGP) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Kimco Realty (KIM) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Public Storage (PSA) initiated with a Neutralinitiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Eaton (ETN) initiated with a Buy at Argus
  • Hain Celestial (HAIN) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital
  • Navistar (NAV) initiated with a Buy at Buckingham
  • FedEx (FDX) initiated with a Buy at Wunderlich
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