Analyst calls: Bebe Stores upgraded
AB InBev is downgraded to 'conviction sell,' and Boeing is upgraded to 'buy.'
Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Allscripts (MDRX) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
- Boeing (BA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T
- Boston Scientific (BSX) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Lender Processing (LPS) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
- PulteGroup (PHM) upgraded to Top Pick from Outperform at RBC Capital
- Regions Financial (RF) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
- Unilever (UN) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Societe Generale
- Bebe stores (BEBE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital
- Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) upgraded to Add from Neutral at Capital One
- Sony (SNE) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at CLSA
- AB InBev (BUD) downgraded to Conviction Sell from Sell at Goldman
- Alkermes (ALKS) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- AmerisourceBergen (ABC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Baidu (BIDU) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital
- F5 Networks (FFIV) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital
- USG (USG) downgraded to Outperform from Top Pick at RBC Capital
- Windstream (WIN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
- United Therapeutics (UTHR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Ladenburg
- Domtar (UFS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at TD Securities
- Exxon Mobil (XOM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ISI Group
- Eaton (ETN) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
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