Analyst calls: Zynga downgraded

Safeway is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Bank of America is downgraded to 'market perform.'

By MSN Money Partner Feb 15, 2012 12:08PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Safeway (SWY) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Watson Pharmaceuticals (WPI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Buckingham
  • Fidelity National (FIS) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Bank of America (BAC) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • Zynga (ZNGA) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays, and to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
  • Host Hotels (HST) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
  • Kimberly Clark (KMB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
  • HCP Inc. (HCP) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Hilliard Lyons
  • Dell (DELL) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Sterne Agee
  • Oracle (ORCL) downgraded to Above Average from Buy at Caris
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include: 
  • TripAdvisor (TRIP) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
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