Analyst calls: Intel upgraded
F5 Networks is downgraded to 'equal weight,' and LinkedIn is initiated with an 'outperform.'
Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Best Buy (BBY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust
- MetLife (MET) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
- Intel (INTC) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital
- Infosys (INFY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- Marriott (MAR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at ISI Group
- Orbitz (OWW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Lazard Capital
- Starwood Hotels (HOT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at ISI Group
- Host Hotels (HST) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at ISI Group
- Actuant (ATU) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- F5 Networks (FFIV) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
- Cepheid (CPHD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Craig-Hallum
- TripAdvisor (TRIP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel
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