Analyst calls: Panera Bread upgraded

Lululemon is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and Apple is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Apr 4, 2013 10:46AM

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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Brinker (EAT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Panera Bread (PNRA) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Ulta Salon (ULTA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • KB Home (KBH) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at FBN Securities
  • Ryland Group (RYL) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at FBN Securities
  • Lennar (LEN) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at FBN Securities
  • Vornado (VNO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel
  • Finisar (FNSR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Lazard Capital
stock market comstockThursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Allegheny Technologies (ATI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T
  • Domino's Pizza (DPZ) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Microsoft (MSFT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill (Microsoft owns and publishes Top Stocks, an MSN Money site.)
  • Lululemon (LULU) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • US Airways (LCC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Duke Energy (DUK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
  • PepsiCo (PEP) downgraded to Outperform from Buy at CLSA

Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Apple (AAPL) initiated with a Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Casey's General Stores (CASY) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Sarepta (SRPT) initiated with an Outperform at RW Baird
  • Susser Holdings (SUSS) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Healthcare Trust (HTA) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital
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Apr 5, 2013 12:00AM
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I used to go to Pnaera a lot till they raised the prices of bread so much it is not worth it. At 150 a share americans are truly rich.
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