Analyst calls: RIM upgraded

Oracle is downgraded to 'hold,' while GM and Ford are initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Dec 21, 2011 12:25PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Research in Motion (RIMM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at ThinkEquity
  • Hershey (HSY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Cobalt (CIE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Amphenol (APH) upgraded to Top Pick from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Argus
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • JP Morgan (JPM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Coventry Health (CVH) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • AT&T (T) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
  • Carnival (CCL) downgraded to Market Perform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
  • Oracle (ORCL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • General Motors (GM) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Ford (F) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Cree (CREE) initiated with a Buy at Needham
  • Electronic Arts (ERTS) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
  • Activision Blizzard (ATVI) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
  • Take-Two (TTWO) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie.
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