Analyst calls: Bristol-Myers is upgraded to 'buy'
Autodesk is downgraded at 2 firms, and General Growth is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- American Eagle (AEO) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
- Bristol-Myers (BMY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- TripAdvisor (TRIP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- USG (USG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Longbow
- Anglo American (AAUKY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
- Autodesk (ADSK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord, and to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
- Big Lots (BIG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Benchmark Co
- China Unicom (CHU) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at HSBC
- General Growth (GGP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- Merck (MRK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
- Alexion (ALXN) initiated with a Hold at ThinkEquity
- BioMarin (BMRN) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
- Brookfield Infrastructure (BIP) reinstated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
- El Paso Pipeline (EPB) reinstated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
- ImmunoGen (IMGN) initiated with a Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
- Kinder Morgan Energy (KMP) reinstated with an Overweight at Barclays
- Kinder Morgan (KMI) reinstated with an Overweight at Barclays
- Oncothyreon (ONTY) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
- PDL BioPharma (PDLI) initiated with a Hold at ThinkEquity
- Pharmacyclics (PCYC) initiated with a Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
- Threshold Pharmaceuticals (THLD) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
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The solid report comes a month after the retailer closed all of its Canadian operations.
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