Analyst calls: Wendy's downgraded

SunPower is initiated with an 'outperform,' and Deutsche Bank is downgraded to 'sell.'

By MSN Money Partner Mar 1, 2013 1:07PM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Aflac (AFL) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Evercore
  • Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Bernstein
  • Illumina (ILMN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Cantor
  • Target (TGT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Telefonica (TEF) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays
  • Priceline.com (PCLN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Lazard Capital
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • stock market comstockAIG (AIG) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Evercore
  • Darden (DRI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Deutsche Bank (DB) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Duke Energy (DUK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Health Care REIT (HCN) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
  • Wendy's (WEN) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Cablevision (CVC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich
  • Visa (V) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • First Solar (FSLR) initiated with an Underperform at Northland Securities
  • SunPower (SPWR) initiated with an Outperform at Northland Securities
  • Tesla (TSLA) initiated with an Outperform at Northland Securities
  • FedEx (FDX) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
  • UPS (UPS) initiated with an Outperform at Macquari

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