Analyst calls: Smith & Wesson downgraded

Research In Motion is initiated with an 'equal weight,' and Agrium is initiated with an 'overweight.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 15, 2012 11:39AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Cooper Companies (COO) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Shire (SHPG) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Agnico-Eagle (AEM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • American Capital Agency (AGNC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • Celanese (CE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Dahlman Rose
  • Entergy (ETR) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Smith & Wesson (SWHC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc
  • Sturm, Ruger (RGR) downgraded to Underweight from Hold at KeyBanc
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Agrium (AGU) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • CF Industries (CF) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • Mosaic (MOS) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • Potash (POT) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
  • CVS Caremark (CVS) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
  • Walgreen (WAG) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
  • Francesca's (FRAN) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
  • InvenSense (INVN) initiated with an Overweight at Evercore
  • Nokia (NOK) initiated with an Equal Weight at Evercore
  • Qualcomm (QCOM) initiated with an Overweight at Evercore
  • Research In Motion (RIMM) initiated with an Equal Weight at Evercore
  • Joy Global (JOY) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
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