Analyst calls: EBay upgraded to 'buy'

F5 Networks and Mellanox are upgraded and Stanley Black & Decker is downgraded.

By MSN Money Partner Apr 19, 2012 11:14AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • EBay (EBAY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark Co, and to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • F5 Networks (FFIV) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Capstone and to Buy from Hold at Wunderlich
  • Mellanox (MLNX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho
  • Safeway (SWY) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank
  • Toll Brothers (TOL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Navistar (NAV) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Yum Brands (YUM) downgraded to Outperform from Buy at CLSA
  • Flir Systems (FLIR) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) downgraded to Outperform at Raymond James
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • American Realty (ARCT) initiated with an Outperform at JMP Securities
  • Celanese (CE) initiated with a Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Swift Transportation (SWFT) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James
  • Werner (WERN) initiated with an Outperform at Raymond James
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