Analyst calls: Yelp initiated with a 'buy'

VeriFone is upgraded to 'outperform,' and MannKind is downgraded to 'underperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Sep 6, 2013 12:35PM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Constellation Brands (STZ) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Diageo (DEO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • E-Trade (ETFC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Ericsson (ERIC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Five Below (FIVE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • KeyCorp (KEY) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Moody's (MCO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Lazard Capital
  • Oasis Petroleum (OAS) upgraded to Buy at Deutsche Bank and at SunTrust
  • Siemens (SI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale
  • Stryker (SYK) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • SunTrust (STI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • T-Mobile (TMUS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at William Blair
  • VeriFone (PAY) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • M&T Bank (MTB) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • MannKind (MNKD) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Alpha Natural (ANR) initiated with an Underperform at Macquarie
  • Arch Coal (ACI) initiated with a Neutral at Macquarie
  • Peabody Energy (BTU) initiated with a Neutral at Macquarie
  • Brinker (EAT) initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich
  • Cracker Barrel (CBRL) initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich
  • Darden (DRI) initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich
  • Jack in the Box (JACK) initiated with a Buy at Wunderlich
  • Ruby Tuesday (RT) initiated with a Hold at Wunderlich
  • Sonic (SONC) initiated with a Buy at Wunderlich
  • Sarepta (SRPT) initiated with a Buy at Stifel
  • Splunk (SPLK) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
  • Under Armour (UA) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies
  • United Rentals (URI) initiated with a Buy at Longbow
  • Volkswagen (VLKAY) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • IAC (IACI) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
  • OpenTable (OPEN) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Yelp (YELP) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank and an Overweight at Barclays
  • Zillow (Z) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank and an Overweight at Barclays
  • Zynga (ZNGA) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
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