Analyst calls: Panera Bread upgraded
Lululemon is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and Apple is initiated with a 'buy.'
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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
- 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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