Analyst calls: Disney upgraded to 'buy'

Deere is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Home Depot is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 17, 2012 11:22AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Aeropostale (ARO) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Chipotle (CMG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Continental Resources (CLR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
  • Disney (DIS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Enbridge (ENB) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Limited (LTD) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird
  • Las Vegas Sands (LVS) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Arch Coal (ACI) downgraded to Fair Value from Buy at CRT Capital
  • Deere (DE) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Express (EXPR) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Home Depot (HD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
  • Lowe's (LOW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
  • Hub Group (HUBG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust
  • J.B. Hunt (JBHT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Nokia (NOK) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
  • Questar (STR) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • Target (TGT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • UniFirst (UNF) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
  • Viacom (VIA.B) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Weyerhaeuser (WY) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with a Buy at Lazard Capital 
  • EBay (EBAY) initiated with a Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Caesar's Entertainment (CZR) initiated with an Underperform at RBC Capital
  • Las Vegas Sands (LVS) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
  • MGM Resorts (MGM) initiated with a Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Melco Crown (MPEL) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Wynn Resorts (WYNN) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
  • LSI Corp. (LSI) initiated with a Hold at Benchmark Co
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