Analyst calls: Facebook initiated with a 'buy'

Time Warner upgraded to 'buy,' Zynga initiated with a 'hold.'

By MSN Money Partner Sep 5, 2012 10:59AM
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Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include: 
  • Facebook (FB) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies
  • Halliburton (HAL) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA
  • TiVo (TIVO) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies
  • Zynga (ZNGA) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies

Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:

  • AMD (AMD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Ancestry.com (ACOM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • Expedia (EXPE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • FedEx (FDX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • AOL (AOL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Eli Lilly (LLY) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • LinkedIn (LNKD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Time Warner (TWX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Williams-Sonoma (WSM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank

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