Analyst calls: Chipotle downgraded

SanDisk is upgraded to 'overweight,' while AMD is downgraded to 'market perform.'

By MSN Money Partner Oct 19, 2012 11:27AM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Abbott (ABT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Cummins (CMI) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Harley-Davidson (HOG) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at FBR
  • SanDisk (SNDK) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • T. Rowe Price (TROW) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Verizon (VZ) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Pacific Crest
  • AvalonBay (AVB) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jeffries
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • AMD (AMD) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capita
  • athenahealth (ATHN) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
  • Barclays (BCS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord
  • Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Compass PointComstock
  • Google (GOOG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Janus Capital (JNS) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • KeyCorp (KEY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Lloyds Banking (LYG) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Marvell (MRVL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at FBR Capital
  • Northrop Grumman (NOC) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
  • Chipotle (CMG) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush
  • Williams (WMB) downgraded to Accumulate from Buy at Tudor Pickering
  • Diamond Offshore (DO) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Iberia
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • DSW Inc. (DSW) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
  • Guess (GES) initiated with an Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Salesforce.com (CRM) initiated with an Outperform at Wedbush
  • Baidu (BIDU) initiated with a Buy at UBS
  • Workday (WDAY) initiated with a Neutral at UBS
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