Analyst calls: Gap upgraded to 'buy'

Disney is upgraded to 'buy,' and RIM is downgraded to 'underperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Mar 30, 2012 11:01AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Gap (GPS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital
  • Vivus (VVUS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Brean Murray
  • Wyndham (WYN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Disney (DIS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Lazard Capital
  • LinkedIn (LNKD) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • France Telecom (FTE) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Raytheon (RTN) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • U.S. Bancorp (USB) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Research in Motion (RIMM) downgraded to Underperform at FBR Capital
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Beam Inc. (BEAM) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Boston Properties (BXP) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
  • Lululemon (LULU) initiated with a Buy at UBS
  • Nucor (NUE) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
  • SL Green Realty (SLG) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
  • US Steel (X) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
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