Analyst calls: Dean Foods downgraded

Expedia is upgraded to 'buy,' while BJ's Restaurants is downgraded to 'market perform.'

By MSN Money Partner Oct 26, 2012 11:54AM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • CME Group (CME) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Expedia (EXPE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark Co, and to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Mylan (MYL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
  • Target (TGT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Buckingham
  • Arctic Cat (ACAT) upgraded to Strong Buy from Buy at Felti
  • Procter & Gamble (PG) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at CLSA
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • ComstockBJ's Restaurants (BJRI) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair
  • Electronic Arts (EA) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Pacific Crest
  • Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Dean Foods (DF) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Caterpillar (CAT) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Royal Caribbean (RCL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Topeka
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • ARIAD (ARIA) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
  • Alkermes (ALKS) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
  • Dick's Sporting (DKS) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Cracker Barrel (CBRL) initiated with a Buy at CL King
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