Analyst calls: eBay downgraded to 'neutral'
AMD is upgraded to 'buy,' and Ariad Pharmaceuticals is initiated with a 'buy.'
Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Invesco Mortgage (IVR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital
- Public Storage (PSA) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Level 3 (LVLT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- AMD (AMD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
- Union Pacific (UNP) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
- Veeco (VECO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
- Aixtron (AIXG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
- Braskem (BAK) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- Joy Global (JOY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- Sony (SNE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
- eBay (EBAY) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Digital Realty (DLR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
- EXCO Resources (XCO) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
- Norfolk Southern (NSC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
- Mylan (MYL) initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna
- Watson Pharmaceuticals (WPI) initiated with a Positive at Susquehanna
- Dendreon (DNDN) initiated with a Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
- Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
- Celgene (CELG) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
- Zimmer (ZMH) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Stryker (SYK) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- TiVo (TIVO) initiated with a Buy at B. Riley
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3 stocks will be in the spotlight Thursday as investors try to make sense of the numbers from the sector.
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