Analyst calls: Amazon, Expedia upgraded

Allscripts, Deckers Outdoor and InterMune are downgraded.

By MSN Money Partner Apr 27, 2012 11:15AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Amazon.com (AMZN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill, and to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
  • Expedia (EXPE) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
  • SanDisk (SNDK) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Zynga (ZNGA) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill, and to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Air Products (APD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Allscripts (MDRX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies, and to Neutral from Buy at UBS, and to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse, and to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • CONSOL Energy (CNX) downgraded to Fair Value from Buy at CRT Capital
  • Celgene (CELG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Deckers Outdoor (DECK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord, and to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • InterMune (ITMN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities
  • MetroPCS (PCS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank, and to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • QIAGEN (QGEN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Leerink
  • Regeneron (REGN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Seagate (STX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • HollyFrontier (HFC) initiated with a Buy at Dahlman Rose
  • Las Vegas Sands (LVS) initiated with an In-Line at Imperial Capital
  • Marathon Petroleum (MPC) initiated with a Buy at Dahlman Rose
  • Valero Energy (VLO) initiated with a Buy at Dahlman Rose
  • Wynn Resorts (WYNN) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital
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