Analyst calls: Bristol-Myers upgraded
SodaStream is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Monster Beverage is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Bristol-Myers (BMY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Roche (RHHBY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Volcano (VOLC) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at First Analysis
- Cree (CREE) upgraded at Sterne Agee from Neutral to Buy
- Chesapeake (CHK) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
- Caesar's Entertainment (CZR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Carnival (CCL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at HSBC
- Joy Global (JOY) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
- SodaStream (SODA) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
- UBS (UBS) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
- Warner Chilcott (WCRX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Leerink
- BlackBerry (BBRY) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Exane BNP Paribas
- Ryland Group (RYL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc
- PulteGroup (PHM) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc
- Dick's Sporting (DKS) downgraded at BMO Capital
- Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Underperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
- SunTrust (STI) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
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