Analyst calls: Dell downgraded

Mosaic is upgraded to 'buy,' and Yahoo is downgraded to 'underperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Feb 22, 2012 11:53AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Mosaic (MOS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
  • Blackstone (BX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Urban Outfitters (URBN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Lions Gate (LGF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Miller Tabak
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Yahoo! (YHOO) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at CLSA
  • Dell (DELL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham, and to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Newfield Exploration (NFX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup, and to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Medtronic (MDT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Philip Morris (PM) downgraded to Reduce from Neutral at Nomura
  • Barclays (BCS) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie
  • Medco Health (MHS) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • BlackRock (BLK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • PG&E (PCG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Gilead (GILD) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Maxim Integrated (MXIM) initiated with a Buy at Capstone
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