Analyst calls: VeriFone upgraded to 'buy' at Goldman

Comerica is downgraded to 'sell' at Citigroup, and Pandora is initiated with an 'underweight' at Barclays.

By MSN Money Partner Apr 5, 2012 11:06AM

Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

 

Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:

  • Cenovus Energy (CVE) upgraded to Sector Outperformer from Sector Performer at CIBC
  • KeyCorp (KEY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • VeriFone (PAY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Western Union (WU) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) upgraded to Buy from Accumulate at Tudor Pickering

Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:

  • Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Sasol (SSL) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Hess Corp. (HES) downgraded to Accumulate from Buy at Tudor Pickering
  • LinkedIn (LNKD) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • eBay (EBAY) downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James

Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:

  • LinkedIn (LNKD) initiated with a Buy at Capstone
  • LyondellBasell (LYB) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
  • New York Community Bancorp (NYB) initiated with a Sell at Citigroup
  • Pandora (P) initiated with an Underweight at Barclays
  • Regions Financial (RF) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
  • SunTrust (STI) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
  • Timken (TKR) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
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