Analyst calls: Audience downgraded at 3 firms
Barclays is upgraded to 'buy,' and Green Mountain is initiated with a 'buy.'
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
- 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
- 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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