Analyst calls: FedEx upgraded

Exxon Mobil initiated with a 'buy,' and Texas Instruments downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Oct 11, 2012 11:23AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Thursday's noteworthy initiations include: 

Electronic Arts (EA) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Exxon Mobil (XOM) initiated with a Buy at Dahlman Rose
Rite Aid (RAD) initiated with a Buy at BTIG
Zynga (ZNGA) initiated with an Underperform at Credit Suisse

Today's noteworthy upgrades include: 

New York Times (NYT) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
FedEx (FDX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Standpoint Research
Schlumberger (SLB) upgraded to Focus List from Outperform at Howard Weil

Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include: 

Caterpillar (CAT) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
Marriott (MAR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
Texas Instruments (TXN) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
MetroPCS (PCS) downgraded to Underperform from Perform at Oppenheimer 
Lennar (LEN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at MKM Partners 
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