Analyst calls: Kroger upgraded to 'buy'
Clearwire is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Halliburton is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Alliance Data (ADS) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- Citigroup (C) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
- Fossil (FOSL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Helmerich & Payne (HP) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
- Kroger (KR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
- Lorillard (LO) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- Sprint (S) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Bernstein
- LG Display (LPL) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at CLSA
- Texas Industries (TXI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sidoti
- Expeditors (EXPD) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- UPS (UPS) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Sprint (S) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Hudson Square
- Clearwire (CLWR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at DA Davison
- Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
- Cameron (CAM) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Goldcorp (GG) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
- Halliburton (HAL) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Newmont Mining (NEM) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
- Schlumberger (SLB) initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Aon Corp. (AON) initiated with a Buy at MKM Partner
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