Analyst calls: Walgreen upgraded

Amgen is downgraded to 'perform,' and 3M is downgraded to 'hold.'

By MSN Money Partner Feb 9, 2012 12:05PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Ingersoll-Rand (IR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Walgreen (WAG) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
  • Celanese (CE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • CIT Group (CIT) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Akamai (AKAM) upgraded to Buy from Outperform at CLSA
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • 3M Company (MMM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Amgen (AMGN) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
  • CVS Caremark (CVS) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • DirecTV (DTV) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • Joy Global (JOY) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Dollar Tree (DLTR) initiated with an Overweight at JP Morgan
  • Apple (AAPL) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
  • Dell (DELL) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
  • Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho

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