Analyst calls: Dean Foods upgraded

Cree is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Zale is initiated with an 'overweight.'

By MSN Money Partner May 14, 2013 12:40PM
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Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Allscripts (MDRX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Dean Foods (DF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital
  • Fusion-io (FIO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Wellpoint (WLP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Applied Materials (AMAT) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Pacific Crest
  • Weyerhaeuser (WY) upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Cree (CREE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
  • KB Home (KBH) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • Ryland Group (RYL) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Vivus (VVUS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Lazard Capital
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • CBS (CBS) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Disney (DIS) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Monster Beverage (MNST) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • News Corp. (NWSA) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Time Warner (TWX) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Viacom (VIA.B) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Blue Nile (NILE) initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens
  • Fossil (FOSL) initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens
  • Zale (ZLC) initiated with an Overweight at Stephens
  • CarMax (KMX) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
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