Analyst calls: YRC Worldwide upgraded

Electronic Arts is downgraded to 'sell,' and AOL is initiated with an 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner May 6, 2013 12:07PM
fly logostock market comstockMonday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Cliffs Natural (CLF) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital
  • Dollar General (DG) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Intel (INTC) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Transocean (RIG) upgraded to Strong Buy from Buy at ISI Group
  • YRC Worldwide (YRCW) upgraded to Hold from Underweight at BB&T
  • Humana (HUM) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Intuit (INTU) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at First Analysis
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Exelon (EXC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at ISI Group
  • Kimco Realty (KIM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Moody's (MCO) downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
  • Electronic Arts (EA) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Hudson Square
  • Oil States (OIS) downgraded to Neutral from Add at Capital One and to Accumulate from Buy at Tudor Pickering
  • Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG
Monday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • BroadSoft (BSFT) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Hanesbrands (HBI) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Howard Hughes (HHC) initiated with a Market Perform at JMP Securities
  • AOL (AOL) initiated with an Outperform at Cowen
  • UnitedHealth (UNH) reinstated with an Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Harley-Davidson (HOG) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley
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