Analyst calls: Bed Bath & Beyond downgraded

Boston Beer is initiated with a 'neutral,' and Target is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Dec 20, 2012 12:31PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Freeport McMoRan (FCX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • HomeAway (AWAY) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • SandRidge Energy (SD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc
  • Greenbrier (GBX) downgraded to Market Perform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
  • AvalonBay (AVB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Research in Motion (RIMM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Hudson Square
  • Target (TGT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Cleveland Research
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
comstockThursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Abbott (ABT) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair
  • BlackRock (BLK) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Boston Beer (SAM) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
  • Conceptus (CPTS) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
  • DaVita (DVA) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Molson Coors (TAP) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
  • Patterson Companies (PDCO) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
  • People's United (PBCT) initiated with an Underweight at Evercore
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