Analyst calls: Universal Health upgraded

AOL is downgraded to 'underperform,' and Humana is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Nov 7, 2012 1:09PM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • ArcelorMittal (MT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Centene (CNC) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
  • Fossil (FOSL) upgraded to Buy from Above Average at Caris
  • Host Hotels (HST) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Cantor
  • Marathon Oil (MRO) upgraded to Buy from Accumulate at Global Hunter
  • News Corp. (NWSA) upgraded to Buy from Outperform at CLSA
  • Universal Health (UHS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • comstockAOL (AOL) downgraded to Underperform from Outperform at CLSA
  • DiamondRock (DRH) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • EOG Resources (EOG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
  • Express Scripts (ESRX) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Humana (HUM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • MPG Office Trust (MPG) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Wellpoint (WLP) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Joy Global (JOY) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James
  • TripAdvisor (TRIP) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
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