Analyst calls: AT&T downgraded
Eli Lilly is initiated with a 'sell,' while Cablevision is downgraded to 'neutral.'
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
- 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
- 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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