Analyst calls: Dow Chemical upgraded
Molycorp is downgraded to 'equal weight, and F5 Networks is upgraded to 'buy.'
Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- 3D Systems (DDD) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
- Air Products (APD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Dow Chemical (DOW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
- F5 Networks (FFIV) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Sherwin-Williams (SHW) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at CLSA
- Fusion-io (FIO) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Craig-Hallum
- C&J Energy (CJES) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
- LyondellBasell (LYB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Molycorp (MCP) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
- comScore (SCOR) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
- New Gold (NGD) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- PDL BioPharma (PDLI) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Regeneron (REGN) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Seadrill (SDRL) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
- VMWare (VMW) initiated with a Hold at Craig-Hallum
- EMC (EMC) initiated with a Hold at Craig-Hallum
- InvenSense (INVN) initiated with a Buy at Maxim
- Sohu.com (SOHU) initiated with an Inderweight at HSBC
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