Analyst calls: Potash upgraded

Boston Scientifc and First Solar are downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Dec 22, 2011 11:58AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • CME Group (CME) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
  • Juniper (JNPR) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • VMware (VMW) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Wunderlich
  • Zimmer (ZMH) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho
  • Advance Auto Parts (AAP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at BB&T
  • Potash (POT) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Micron (MU) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Wedbush
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Boston Scientific (BSX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho
  • Agrium (AGU) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • KB Home (KBH) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
  • First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Avian
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • TripAdvisor (TRIP) initiated with an Underweight at Morgan Stanley and with an Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Hanesbrands (HBI) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
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