Analyst calls: The Fresh Market downgraded

Akamai is upgraded to 'overweight,' and Google is initiated with an 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Nov 28, 2012 12:38PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Akamai (AKAM) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • IAMGOLD (IAG) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at HSBC
  • Nabors Industries (NBR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Fortinet (FTNT) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
ComstockWednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • CenturyLink (CTL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Fred's (FRED) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust
  • Ralcorp (RAH) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Seadrill (SDRL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Sherwin-Williams (SHW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura
  • Windstream (WIN) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Vertex (VRTX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
  • The Fresh Market (TFM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
  • Google (GOOG) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
  • Idenix (IDIX) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • InterActiveCorp (IACI) initiated with a Neutral at Cowen
  • LinkedIn (LNKD) initiated with a Neutral at Cowen
  • Netflix (NFLX) initiated with a Neutral at Cowen
  • Pandora (P) initiated with a Neutral at Cowen
  • Vodafone (VOD) initiated with an Outperform at RW Baird
  • Workday (WDAY) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Yahoo (YHOO) initiated with a Neutral at Cowen
  • eBay (EBAY) initiated with a Neutral at Cowen
  • Check Point (CHKP) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital
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