Analyst calls: Disney downgraded

Groupon is downgraded to 'equal weight,' while Isis Pharmaceuticals is upgraded to 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Nov 9, 2012 1:04PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • 3M Company (MMM) upgraded to Neutral from Reduce at Nomura
  • Concho Resources (CXO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) upgraded to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Cowen
  • Kinross Gold (KGC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
  • Marathon Oil (MRO) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • PSEG (PEG) upgraded to Hold from Sell at ISI Group
  • Starbucks (SBUX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Allscripts (MDRX) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Cisco (CSCO) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Disney (DIS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
  • Groupon (GRPN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • LG Display (LPL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Topeka
  • Tim Hortons (THI) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Time Warner Cable (TWC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
superstockFriday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • ARIAD (ARIA) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
  • Alexion (ALXN) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
  • Amgen (AMGN) initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim
  • Biogen (BIIB) initiated with a Neutral at Guggenheim
  • Celgene (CELG) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
  • Cubist (CBST) initiated with a Neutral at Mizuho
  • Forest Labs (FRX) initiated with a Buy at Mizuho
  • Gilead (GILD) initiated with a Buy at Guggenheim
  • Zale (ZLC) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
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