Analyst calls: Builders downgraded at UBS

F5 Networks is upgraded to 'buy' at BofA/Merrill, while Walgreen is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman.

By MSN Money Partner Jan 19, 2012 12:06PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Garmin (GRMN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
  • F5 Networks (FFIV) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Terex (TX) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • Boston Scientific (BSX) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • Automatic Data Processing (ADP) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Advance Auto Parts (AAP) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Walgreen (WAG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • RadioShack (RSH) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • PNC Financial (PNC) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • Zimmer (ZMH) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • Stryker (SYK) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • AutoNavi (AMAP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • Digital Realty (DLR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Xilinx (XLNX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • BankUnited (BKU) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • Toll Brothers (TOL) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • D.R. Horton (DHI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • KB Home (KBH) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS
  • Lennar (LEN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Air Products (APD) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JP Morgan
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup
Thursdday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Reynolds American (RAI) initiated with an Underperform at CLSA
  • Philip Morris (PM) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA
  • Altria Group (MO) initiated with an Outperform at CLSA
  • Acme Packet (APKT) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies
  • Coach (COH) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair
  • Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) initiated with a Market Perform at William Blair
  • MasterCard (MA) coverage assumed with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Visa (V) coverage assumed with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
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