Analyst calls: LinkedIn upgraded to 'buy' at Goldman

Jefferies is downgraded to 'sell,' and Micron is initiated with an 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Mar 21, 2012 10:58AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Accenture (ACN) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Societe Generale
  • Agrium (AGU) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
  • LinkedIn (LNKD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • NiSource (NI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at KeyBanc
  • OpenTable (OPEN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark Co
  • Regions Financial (RF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim
  • Capital One (COF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim
  • News Corp. (NWSA) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Macquarie
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • BB&T (BBT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim
  • BlackRock (BLK) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Luxottica (LUX) downgraded to Reduce from Neutral at Nomura
  • M&T Bank (MTB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim
  • Jefferies (JEF) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Sandler O'Neill
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Micron (MU) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Rackspace (RAX) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies
  • FactSet (FDS) initiated with a Neutral at Brigantine
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