Analyst calls: Yahoo downgraded to 'neutral'
Big Lots is downgraded to 'underweight,' and VeriSign is downgraded to 'neutral.'
Friday's noteworthy upgrades
- AllianceBernstein (AB) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Cogent Communications (CCOI) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at DA Davidson
- Jive Software (JIVE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham
- Big Lots (BIG) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
- Cablevision (CVC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
- FXCM (FXCM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
- Sohu.com (SOHU) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank, and to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- VeriSign (VRSN) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Yahoo (YHOO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
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