Analyst calls: Brocade downgraded
Alkermes is initiated with an 'outperform,' and Chicago Bridge & Iron is initiated with a 'neutral.'
Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Analog Devices (ADI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Athenahealth (ATHN) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
- EnerNOC (ENOC) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
- Linear Technology (LLTC) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citigroup
- Microchip (MCHP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Palo Alto (PANW) upgraded at Pacific Crest
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
- Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Wunderlich
- Maxim Integrated (MXIM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
- EnerNOC (ENOC) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Pacific Crest
- Brocade (BRCD) downgraded at Morgan Stanley
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