Analyst calls: Yahoo reinstated with a 'buy'

Monsanto is upgraded to 'outperform,' and DR Horton is downgraded to 'negative .'

By MSN Money Partner Sep 27, 2012 12:04PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Monsanto (MON) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Dean Foods (DF) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Goodyear Tire (GT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
  • Alcoa (AA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Dahlman Rose
  • Williams-Sonoma (WSM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at ISI Group
  • DR. Horton (DHI) downgraded to Negative from Neutral at Susquehanna
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Honeywell (HON) reinstated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Yahoo (YHOO) reinstated with a Buy at Goldman
  • Informatica (INFA) initiated with an Outperform at FBN Securities
  • Onyx Pharmaceuticals (ONXX) coverage assumed with a Buy at Brean Murray
  • Linear Technology (LLTC) reinstated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
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