Analyst calls: General Electric downgraded

Sirius XM is upgraded to 'equal weight' at Barclays, while Tim Hortons is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman.

By MSN Money Partner Jul 16, 2012 11:34AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • 3M Company (MMM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Brinker (EAT) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Anadarko (APC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • Liberty Media (LMCA) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Sirius XM (SIRI) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays
  • Syngenta (SYT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • AB InBev (BUD) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • Alpha Natural (ANR) downgraded to Underperform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Arch Coal (ACI) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Dean Foods (DF) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Buckeye Partners (BPL) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • General Electric (GE) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Mead Johnson (MJN) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Panera Bread (PNRA) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Qualcomm (QCOM) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Societe Generale
  • SanDisk (SNDK) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
  • Tim Hortons (THI) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
Monday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Expedia (EXPE) initiated with an Overweight at Atlantic Equities
  • Priceline.com (PCLN) initiated with an Overweight at Atlantic Equities
  • Coinstar (CSTR) coverage resumed with a Sell at Monness Crespi
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