Analyst calls: InterActiveCorp downgraded to 'sell'
Francesca's is upgraded to 'buy,' and Demand Media is downgraded to 'sell.'
Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Francesca's (FRAN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
- Gold Fields (GFI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
- Health Net (HNT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- Public Storage (PSA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Cantor
- Smithfield Foods (SFD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T
- Dollar Tree (DLTR) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
- France Telecom (FTE) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Bernstein
- Whole Foods (WFM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Northcoast
- Career Education (CECO) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
- Demand Media (DMD) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
- InterActiveCorp (IACI) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
- PNM Resources (PNM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
- Regal Entertainment (RGC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
- Timken (TKR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Longbow
- Cliffs Natural (CLF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Davenport
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:
- Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
- Toronto-Dominion (TD) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
- Royal Bank of Canada (RY) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
- Caribou Coffee (CBOU) initiated with a Buy at Longbow
- Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) initiated with a Buy at Longbow
- Starbucks (SBUX) initiated with a Buy at Longbow
- Tim Hortons (THI) initiated with a Buy at Longbow
- Corning (GLW) initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein
- DSW Inc. (DSW) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair
- Flowserve (FLS) initiated with a Buy at KeyBanc
- Lehigh Gas (LGP) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
- Las Vegas Sands (LVS) initiated with a Buy at Craig-Hallum
- Hornbeck Offshore (HOS) coverage resumed with a Neutral at Goldman
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