Analyst calls: Audience downgraded at 3 firms

Barclays is upgraded to 'buy,' and Green Mountain is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Sep 7, 2012 11:43AM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Barclays (BCS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Cabela's (CAB) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Equity Residential (EQR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Cantor
  • SunTrust (STI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Zimmer (ZMH) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Apollo Group (APOL) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Audience (ADNC) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan, and to Sell from Buy at Deutsche Bank, and to Underperform from Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Gartner (IT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Lazard Capital
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cantor
  • Sunoco (SUN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Weyerhaeuser (WY) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Wolverine World Wide (WWW) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Cisco (CSCO) initiated with an Equal Weight at Evercore
  • DSW Inc. (DSW) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Foot Locker (FL) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Green Mountain (GMCR) initiated with a Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Juniper (JNPR) initiated with an Equal Weight at Evercore
  • Regal Entertainment (RGC) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
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