Analyst calls: Hewlett-Packard downgraded

Zynga downgraded to 'neutral,' and First Solar is downgraded to 'negative.'

By MSN Money Partner Oct 5, 2012 11:38AM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Automatic Data Processing (ADP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Dollar Tree (DLTR) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Family Dollar (FDO) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Informatica (INFA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
  • Gap (GPS) upgraded to Buy from Above Average at Caris
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • ArcelorMittal (MT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Biogen Idec (BIIB) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
  • F5 Networks (FFIV) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Marriott (MAR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at ISI Group, and to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Zynga (ZNGA) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
  • Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) downgraded to Conviction Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Negative from Positive at Avian
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Annie's (BNNY) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital
  • Hain Celestial (HAIN) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
  • Skyworks (SWKS) initiated with a Buy at Lazard Capital
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