Analyst calls: Bed Bath & Beyond upgraded

JA Solar is downgraded to 'sell,' and Joy Global is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Jun 5, 2013 11:46AM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Apache (APA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Baker Hughes (BHI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Citrix Systems (CTXS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • ConocoPhillips (COP) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Salesforce.com (CRM) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman
  • Informatica (INFA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Forest Labs (FRX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Chevron (CVX) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • Joy Global (JOY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Occidental Petroleum (OXY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Intuit (INTU) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Microsoft (MSFT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank (Microsoft owns and publishes Top Stocks, an MSN Money site.)
  • VMware (VMW) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • US Airways (LCC) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Trina Solar (TSL) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • JA Solar (JASO) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Bank of Ireland (IRE) initiated with an Underweight at HSBC
  • Workday (WDAY) initiated with a Market Perform at FBR Capital
  • Carlyle Group (CG) initiated with a Buy at Sandler O'Neill
  • Travelers (TRV) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • Aon plc (AON) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • Allstate (ALL) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • AIG (AIG) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • ACE Ltd. (ACE) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
  • First Solar (FSLR) coverage assumed with a Sell at Maxim
  • Standard Pacific (SPF) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill
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