Analyst calls: AT&T upgraded to 'overweight'

Nokia is downgraded to 'hold,' and Internet companies are initiated at SunTrust.

By MSN Money Partner Apr 12, 2012 11:11AM

Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com


Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • AT&T (T) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Canadian Pacific (CP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • PetroChina (PTR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Oceaneering (OII) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Pritchard
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Nokia (NOK) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
  • United Therapeutics (UTHR) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Leerink
  • Weingarten Realty (WRI) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • America Movil (AMX) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
  • BlackRock (BLK) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Electronic Arts (EA) initiated with a Neutral at Ascendiant Capital
  • Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Google (GOOG) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Groupon (GRPN) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • LinkedIn (LNKD) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Netflix (NFLX) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust
  • Pandora (P) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Yahoo (YHOO) initiated with a Neutral at SunTrust
  • Human Genome (HGSI) initiated with a Neutral at UBS
  • Invesco (IVZ) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
  • MercadoLibre (MELI) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Whiting Petroleum (WLL) initiated with a Buy at Brean Murray
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