Analyst calls: Deere downgraded

General Motors is upgraded to 'buy,' and Pandora is initiated with a 'sell.'

By MSN Money Partner May 17, 2013 12:52PM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Ctrip.com (CTRP) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citigroup
  • General Motors (GM) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at CLSA
  • Standard Pacific (SPF) upgraded to Buy from Fair Value at CRT Capital
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Actuant (ATU) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust
  • Aruba Networks (ARUN) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
  • Deere (DE) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Disney (DIS) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
  • HSBC (HBC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Exane BNP Paribas
  • Limited Brands (LTD) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
  • Stryker (SYK) downgraded to Reduce from Neutral at SunTrust
  • Universal Health (UHS) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
  • Williams-Sonoma (WSM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Pandora (P) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim
  • Brocade (BRCD) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at William Blair
  • Applied Materials (AMAT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at DA Davidson
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • T-Mobile USA (TMUS) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Pandora (P) initiated with a Sell at MKM Partners
  • Regeneron (REGN) initiated with a Neutral at UBS
  • Web.com (WWWW)  initiated with an Outperform at Northland Securities
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