Analyst calls: Bristol-Myers upgraded

SodaStream is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Monster Beverage is initiated with an 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner May 22, 2013 12:06PM
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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
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Coca-Cola (KO) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital.
  • Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Monster Beverage (MNST) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
  • PepsiCo (PEP) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
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