Analyst calls: Goldman upgrades Research In Motion

Taser is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to above average.'

By MSN Money Partner Nov 29, 2012 12:54PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • CarMax (KMX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • EOG Resources (EOG) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
  • Guess (GES) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • InterActiveCorp (IACI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Nike (NKE) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at HSBC
  • Pentair (PNR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • Public Storage (PSA) upgraded to Hold from Underweight at KeyBanc
  • Research in Motion (RIMM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • AvalonBay (AVB) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO  Capital
  • Google (GOOG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Oracle Research
comstockThursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Cree (CREE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Rockwell Collins (COL) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
  • Taser (TASR) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Timken (TKR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • BRE Properties (BRE) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Devon Energy (DVN) downgraded to Neutral from Add at Capital One
  • Guess (GES) downgraded to Average from Above Average at Caris
  • Aeropostale (ARO) downgraded to Above Average from Buy at Caris
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • EMC (EMC) initiated with a Buy at Buckingham, and with a Buy at CLSA
  • NetApp (NTAP) initiated with an Underperform at CLSA
  • Texas Instruments (TXN) initiated with a Reduce at SunTrust
  • VMware (VMW) initiated with a Buy at CLSA
  • Valspar (VAL) initiated with an Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Oasis Petroleum (OAS) initiated with a Buy at Ladenburg
  • Western Digital (WDC) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
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