Analyst calls: Wal-Mart upgraded and downgraded

Norsk Hydro is upgraded to 'neutral,' while BP is downgraded to 'hold.'

By Jonathan Berr Aug 1, 2012 11:21AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com.
 
Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades:

Wal-Mart (WMT) Upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank
Norsk Hydro (NHY) Upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
Tower Group (TGWP) Upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital
Louisiana Pacific (LPX) Upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital
National Financial (NFP) Upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill 
 
Noteworthy downgrades:

Wal-Mart (WMT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham
BP (BP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
UBS (UBS) downgraded to Fairly Valued from Undervalued at Rochdale
Discovery Communications (DISCA) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup
Jet Blue (JBLU) Downgraded to Sell from Hold at Dahlman Rose
BMC Software (BMC) Downgraded to Neutral at Credit Suisse

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