Analyst calls: BP downgraded

Vertex is upgraded at several firms, and Electronic Arts is both upgraded and downgraded.

By MSN Money Partner May 8, 2012 10:58AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Cognizant (CTSH) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird
  • Electronic Arts (EA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham
  • Vertex (VRTX) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley, and to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo, and to Buy from Hold at Needham
  • Randgold Resources (GOLD) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
  • Veeco (VECO) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Capital One (COF) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Argus
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • BP (BP) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • El Paso (EP) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities
  • Embraer (ERJ) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Mako Surgical (MAKO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho
  • Roche (RHHBY) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Electronic Arts (EA) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Accenture (ACN) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James
  • Rexnord (RXN) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman, and with an Outperform at RW Baird
  • URS Corporation (URS) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital
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