Analyst calls: Oracle downgraded to 'hold'
Hershey is upgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, and Southwest is downgraded to 'neutral' at BofA/Merrill.
Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Equifax (EFX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust
- Lowe's (LOW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
- C.H. Robinson (CHRW) upgraded to Hold from Underweight at BB&T
- Hershey (HSY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Pulte Group (PHM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
- KB Home (KBH) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
- American Capital (AGNC) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities
- Disney (DIS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital
- United Continental (UAL) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
- Southwest (LUV) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
- General Mills (GIS) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman
- J.M. Smucker (SJM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Under Armour (UA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
- Sonoco Products (SON) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
- Oracle (ORCL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
- Time Warner (TWX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
- UPS (UPS) initiated with an Overweight at Atlantic Equities
- FedEx (FDX) initiated with a Neutral at Atlantic Equities
- Allscripts (MDRX) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Qualcomm (QCOM) initiated with a Positive at Avian
- Broadcom (BRCM) initiated with a Positive at Avian
- Intel (INTC) initiated with a Neutral at Avian
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