Analyst calls: Urban Outfitters upgraded
Goldman upgrades Eastman Chemical and downgrades Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Firday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Urban Outfitters (URBN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital
- Liberty Interactive (LINTA) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
- National Oilwell (NOV) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
- Alexion (ALXN) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman
- Eastman Chemical (EMN) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Goldman
- Dendreon (DNDN) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
- BB&T (BBT) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays
- Take-Two (TTWO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Lazard Capital
- Research in Motion (RIMM) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
- Cablevision (CVC) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JP Morgan
- Edwards Lifesciences (EW) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
- Airgas (ARG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Aetna (AET) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
- Amerigroup (AGP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Acme Packet (APKT) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Mizuho
- RadioShack (RSH) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
- Brocade (BRCD) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities
- Merck (MRK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Davenport
- CarMax (KMX) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
- International Paper (IP) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
- Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
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