Analyst calls: Aeropostale upgraded

Target is upgraded to 'overweight,' and Thomson Reuters is downgraded to 'hold.'

By MSN Money Partner Nov 5, 2012 12:49PM
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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
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • 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

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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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