Analyst calls: Facebook downgraded

Macy's initiated with a "buy," and Las Vegas Sands upgraded to "buy."

By MSN Money Partner Feb 12, 2013 12:11PM
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Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:   
  • Kohl's (KSS) initiated with a Hold at Maxim 
  • Macy's (M) initiated with a Buy at Maxim.
  • Nike (NKE) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush
  • United Rentals (URI) initiated with a Buy at BofA/Merrill. 

Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:  



  • Gold Fields (GFI) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citigroup
  • J.M. Smucker (SJM) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein 
  • Royal Gold (RGLD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS 
  • Walgreen (WAG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho
  • Las Vegas Sands (LVS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
  • Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura

Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include: 
  • Capstead Mortgage (CMO) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities
  • Cubic (CUB) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Benchmark Co
  • Facebook (FB) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • Qualcomm (QCOM) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan 
  • Noble Energy (NBL) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital 
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