Analyst calls: First Solar upgraded

Garmin is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Harley-Davidson is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By Jonathan Berr Aug 2, 2012 11:18AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com.
 
Thursday's noteworthy upgrades:

First Solar (FSLR) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Cantor
Marathon Oil (MRO) upgraded to Accumulate from Neutral at Global Hunter
Gilead (GILD) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Ralcorp (RAH) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
Garmin (GRMN) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush

Noteworthy downgrades:

Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
Starbucks (SBUX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
Harley Davidson (HOG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Longbow
MGM Resorts (MGM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
DryShips (DRYS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank

Noteworthy Initiations:

Swift Transportation (SWFT) initiated with a Neutral at Longbow
Gold Resource (GORO) initiated with an Accumulate at Global Hunter


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