Analyst calls: Chevron upgraded to 'buy'

Williams is upgraded to 'conviction buy' at Goldman, and ONEOK Partners is downgraded to 'sell' Goldman.

By MSN Money Partner Feb 29, 2012 12:27PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Chevron (CVX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Cablevision (CVC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Miller Tabak
  • Williams (WMB) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman
  • Plains All American (PAA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • NuStar Energy (NS) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • Enbridge Energy (EEP) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Apollo Group (APOL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Marathon Oil (MRO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Murphy Oil (MUR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Canadian Natural (CNQ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Oasis Petroleum (OAS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Domino's Pizza (DPZ) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Ecolab (ECL) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • ONEOK Partners (OKS) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Enbridge (ENB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Cablevision (CVC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Collins Stewart
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Equinix (EQIX) initiated with a Buy at Capstone
  • Williams (WMB) reinitiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • Williams Partners (WPZ) reinitiated with an Overweight at Barclays
  • LinkedIn (LNKD) initiated with a Market Perform at Avondale
  • JPMorgan (JPM) initiated with a Buy at Standpoint Research
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