Analyst calls: Aeropostale upgraded
Target is upgraded to 'overweight,' and Thomson Reuters is downgraded to 'hold.'
Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Aeropostale (ARO) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital
- CBS (CBS) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
- Disney (DIS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
- El Paso Pipeline (EPB) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Enbridge (ENB) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Genesco (GCO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T
- Hess Corp. (HES) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Global Hunter
- Madison Square Garden (MSG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Maxim
- MannKind (MNKD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- Monsanto (MON) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Monness Crespi
- NRG Energy (NRG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
- State Street (STT) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Evercore
- Target (TGT) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
- Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
- DuPont (DD) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
- Exelon (EXC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
- Juniper (JNPR) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Pacific Crest
- NRG Energy (NRG) downgraded to Accumulate from Buy at Tudor Pickering
- NTT DoCoMo (DCM) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
- Rock-Tenn (RKT) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
- Thomson Reuters (TRI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at TD Securities
Monday's noteworthy initiations include:
- Amira Nature Foods (ANFI) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
- Shutterstock (SSTK) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies
- Workday (WDAY) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
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