Analyst calls: Heinz downgraded

AB InBev is upgraded to 'buy,' and Colgate-Palmolive is initiated with a 'sell.'

By MSN Money Partner Feb 14, 2013 1:20PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Aruba Networks (ARUN) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Comcast (CMCSA) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Rackspace (RAX) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Verizon (VZ) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Saks (SKS) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at CLSA
  • AB InBev (BUD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale
  • Valero Energy (VLO) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Dell (DELL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Capital
  • Delta Air Lines (DAL) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Evercore
  • Medtronic (MDT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Lazard Capital
  • Time Warner Cable (TWC) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • TripAdvisor (TRIP) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • CenturyLink (CTL) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Cliffs Natural (CLF) downgraded to Fair Value from Buy at CRT Capital
  • Heinz (HNZ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Dendreon (DNDN) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Maxim
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Needham
  • Lockheed Martin (LMT) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Cowen
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Tractor Supply (TSCO) initiated with a Buy at UBS
  • Colgate-Palmolive (CL) initiated with a Sell at Canaccord
  • Procter & Gamble (PG) initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
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