Analyst calls: Humana downgraded
Family Dollar is both upgraded and downgraded, and LinkedIn is initiated with a 'sector perform.'
Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- DSW (DSW) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Family Dollar (FDO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
- Ryder (R) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
- Palo Alto (PANW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley Caris
- Madison Square Garden (MSG) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
- Family Dollar (FDO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
- Informatica (INFA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura
- Kohl's (KSS) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank
- Rackspace (RAX) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Pacific Crest
- Humana (HUM) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
- Beam (BEAM) initiated with a Hold at Stifel
- Diageo (DEO) initiated with a Buy at Stifel
- LinkedIn (LNKD) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital
- Yelp (YELP) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital
- Zillow (Z) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
- Zynga (ZNGA) initiated with an Underperform at CLSA
- Panera Bread (PNRA) initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein
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