Analyst calls: Walgreen upgraded

Valero Energy is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Francesca's is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Mar 13, 2013 11:51AM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Boeing (BA) upgraded to Hold from Underweight at BB&T
  • Coach (COH) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Diamond Foods (DMND) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
  • Discover (DFS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital
  • Fortress (FIG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Oracle (ORCL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
  • Republic Services (RSG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T
  • Walgreen (WAG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Michael Kors (KORS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Avondale
  • Dick's Sporting (DKS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Monness Crespi
  • DreamWorks (DWA) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Stifel Nicolaus
stock market comstockWednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Grainger (GWW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at BB&T
  • Target (TGT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham
  • TSMC (TSM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Valero Energy (VLO) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • Texas Instruments (TXN) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • Hasbro (HAS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Francesca's (FRAN) initiated with a Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Microchip (MCHP) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
2Comments
Mar 13, 2013 12:04PM
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Been sitting on $wag options for over 3 years (25.50), homerun at 42.75 today = Happy Seller
Mar 13, 2013 12:46PM
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It's been a very good Company for us for several years...

Helped get us through 2008-2009 by reallocating to other beaten down Equities...

 

You don't ALWAYS make money by sitting on them forever...Those days may be close to gone..

And WAG, just paid their 2.7-3.0% div yesterday.

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