Analyst calls: Zynga downgraded

Tesla is upgraded to 'buy,' and Bed Bath & Beyond is downgraded to 'hold.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 26, 2013 12:20PM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Advance Auto Parts (AAP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Baidu (BIDU) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Gilead (GILD) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities
  • L-3 Communications (LLL) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
  • Meritage Homes (MTH) upgraded to Buy from Fair Value at CRT Capital
  • OpenTable (OPEN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Tesla (TSLA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Vantiv (VNTV) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • VeriSign (VRSN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley
  • Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Howard Weil
  • Agnico-Eagle (AEM)  upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Macquarie
  • Rogers Communications (RCI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Raytheon (RTN) upgraded at BofA/Merrill
  • Ryland Group (RYL) upgraded to Strong Buy from Neutral at ISI Group
  • Campbell Soup (CPB) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Maxim Integrated (MXIM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Meritage Homes (MTH) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • PulteGroup (PHM) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • Robert Half (RHI) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • Seadrill (SDRL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at HSBC
  • Southwest (LUV) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • Vantiv (VNTV) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Vertex (VRTX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Noble Energy (NBL) downgraded to Overweight from Focus List at Johnson Rice
  • Viacom (VIAB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
  • Facebook (FB) downgraded at Argus
  • Motorola Solutions (MSI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
  • Zynga (ZNGA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Delphi Automotive (DLPH) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
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Jul 26, 2013 2:32PM
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It is a shame that Zynga has ruined its games, chasing away the very consumers who paid their bills. At one high point, there were more virtual tractors in Farmville than existed in the real world;  now it is hard to find anyone who still plays. They shot themselves in the foot by allowind the developers to take the games in a totally wrong direction. If they would read their own forums and listen to the few players left, they could climb back to the top. Slapping cartoon colors and people clothes on a cow does NOT make it a new offering, nor is it remotely appealing!
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