Analyst calls: Cisco upgraded

Home Depot is downgraded to 'market perform,' and Potash is downgraded to 'hold.'

By MSN Money Partner Nov 14, 2012 12:32PM
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Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Cisco (CSCO) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at Pacific Crest
  • ICF International (ICFI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust
  • Oasis Petroleum (OAS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust
  • Weatherford (WFT) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
  • Royal Caribbean (RCL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
comstockWednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Edwards Lifesciences (EW) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at UBS
  • Home Depot (HD) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • J.C. Penney (JCP) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Mosaic (MOS) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord
  • Potash (POT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord
  • Siemens (SI) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • IAMGOLD (IAG) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • Barrick Gold (ABX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
  • Regal Entertainment (RGC) downgraded to Average from Above Average at Caris
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Marathon Petroleum (MPC) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital
  • Baxter (BAX) initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein
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