Analyst calls: Research In Motion downgraded

Safeway is initiated with a 'sell,' while Carnival is upgraded.

By MSN Money Partner Dec 16, 2011 12:11PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Liberty Global (LBTYA) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JP Morgan
  • Linear Technology (LLTC) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
  • Amgen (AMGN) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • Carnival (CCL) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at HSBC
  • Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Miller Tabak
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Research In Motion (RIMM) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital and to Hold from Buy at Brigantine
  • Cablevision (CVC) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill and to Hold from Buy at ISI Group
  • SAP (SAP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • DirecTV (DTV) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Safeway (SWY) initiated with a Sell at Cantor
  • Enbridge (ENB) initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
  • Northern Trust (NTRS) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
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