Analyst calls: AT&T downgraded

Eli Lilly is initiated with a 'sell,' while Cablevision is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Dec 20, 2011 12:00PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • F5 Networks (FFIV) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
  • KLA-Tencor (KLAC) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JP Morgan
  • Edwards Lifesciences (EW) upgraded to Top Pick from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • OGE Energy (OGE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Life Technologies (LIFE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Maxim
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • AT&T (T) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JP Morgan
  • Manulife Financial (MFC) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Baxter (BAX) downgraded to Outperform from Top Pick at RBC Capita
  • Robert Half (RHI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merril
  • Cablevision (CVC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG
  • Red Hat (RHT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • OpenTable (OPEN) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein
  • Beam Inc. (BEAM) initiated with a Neutral at JP Morgan
  • Zynga (ZNGA) initiated with an Outperform at Wedbush, and with a Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Eli Lilly (LLY) initiated with a Sell at MKM Partners

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