Analyst calls: DreamWorks upgraded

Biogen is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Potash is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner May 1, 2013 11:18AM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Amgen (AMGN) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • SourceFire (FIRE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at B. Riley
  • Mercury Systems (MR) upgraded to Fair Value from Sell at CRT Capital
  • Denny's (DENN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Feltl
  • DreamWorks (DWA) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
  • Freeport McMoRan (FCX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
  • Infosys (INFY) upgraded  at Susquehanna
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Biogen (BIIB) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Fiserv (FISV) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
  • LSI Corp. (LSI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Magellan Health (MGLN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup.
  • Oil States (OIS) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • QIAGEN (QGEN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays.
  • NextEra Energy (NEE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ISI Group
  • MGIC Investment (MTG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Compass Point
  • Nuance (NUAN) downgraded at Morgan Stanley
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Polypore (PPO) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • Sonic (SONC) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies
  • Potash (POT) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
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