Analyst calls: Amazon upgraded

Yahoo is downgraded to 'market perform,' and SolarCity is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Jan 7, 2013 12:46PM
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Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Canon (CAJ) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Credit Suisse (CS) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Family Dollar (FDO) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Hess Corp. (HES) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Northrop Grumman (NOC) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital
  • Textron (TXT) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Walgreen (WAG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Amazon.com (AMZN) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Danaher (DHR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at ISI Group
  • Universal Health (UHS) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
  • Dick's Sporting (DKS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital
  • Texas Instruments (TXN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Stock market ComstockArcelorMittal (MT) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • BNY Mellon (BK) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Cree (CREE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord
  • DSW (DSW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital
  • Family Dollar (FDO) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Finish Line (FINL) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
  • Lowe's (LOW) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Canaccord
  • Spirit AeroSystems (SPR) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Under Armour (UA) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Applied Materials (AMAT) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Southwestern Energy (SWN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Dahlman Rose
  • SAP (SAP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Yahoo (YHOO) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • Baidu (BIDU) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
Monday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • SolarCity (SCTY) initiated with a Buy at Goldman, and with a Buy at Roth Capital, and with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Broadcom (BRCM) initiated with an Overweight at Evercore
  • FEI Company (FEIC) initiated with an Outperform at Pacific Crest
  • SodaStream (SODA) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • Noble Energy (NBL) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) initiated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Southwestern Energy (SWN) initiated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill
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