Analyst calls: EBay upgraded to strong 'buy'

Two investment houses upgrade American Eagle, while Goldman downgrades Alcoa to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Dec 5, 2011 1:10PM
Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Time Warner Cable (TWC) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Willis Group (WSH) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Transocean (RIG) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • American Eagle (AEO) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital and to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Nabors Industries (NBR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • D.R. Horton (DHI) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • TE Connectivity (TEL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • International Game (IGT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Roth Capital
  • eBay (EBAY) upgraded to Strong Buy from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Cablevision (CVC) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Dreamworks (DWA) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Incyte (INCY) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Autodesk (ADSK) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Alcoa (AA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Molex (MOLX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Valero Energy (VLO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Benchmark Co
  • Nike (NKE) downgraded to Hold from Buy at McAdams Wright
  • Domino's Pizza (DPZ) downgraded Hold at Feltl
  • Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Feltl
  • Papa John's (PZZA) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Feltl
Monday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • General Motors (GM) initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Cobalt (CIE) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Kosmos (KOS) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • SanDisk (SNDK) initiated with a Buy at Nomura
  • Micron (MU) initiated with a Neutral at Nomura
  • Cliffs Natural (CLF) initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • TiVo (TIVO) initiated with a Buy at UBS
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