Analyst calls: Netfilx upgraded to 'buy'

E-Trade is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman.

By MSN Money Partner Jan 26, 2012 12:15PM
Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Netflix (NFLX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup, and to Hold from Sell at Gabelli
  • Life Technologies (LIFE) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Leerink
  • Textron (TXT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at EarlyBirdCapital
  • Equity Residential (EQR) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Consolidated Edison (ED) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
  • Illinois Tool Works (ITW) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
  • Nvidia (NVDA) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
  • Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • SunTrust (STI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • First Horizon (FHN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Hess Corp. (HES) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Wellpoint (WLP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
  • Charles Schwab (SCHW) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JP Morgan
  • Chesapeake (CHK) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JP Morgan
  • Corning (GLW) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • General Dynamics (GD) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
  • ADP (ADP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup and to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Valeant (VRX) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Progressive (PGR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Thomson Reuters (TRI) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • E-Trade (ETFC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Symantec (SYMC) downgraded to Outperform from Buy at CLSA
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • AIG (AIG) initiated with a Market Perform at William Blair
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