Analyst calls: Goldman upgrades Research In Motion
Taser is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Aeropostale is downgraded to above average.'
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
- 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
- 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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