Analyst calls: Barnes & Noble downgraded

Oracle, VMware are downgraded to 'sell,' and Dollar Tree is initiated with a 'buy .'

By MSN Money Partner Jun 6, 2013 1:14PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • LifePoint Hospitals (LPNT) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Tenet Healthcare (THC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Endo Health (ENDP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Leerink
  • Cyberonics (CYBX) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Northland Securities
  • Momenta Pharma (MNTA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS


Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Barnes & Noble (BKS) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
  • Endo Health (ENDP) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Cantor
  • First Horizon (FHN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Vera Bradley (VRA) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray, and to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
  • VMware (VMW) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Berenberg
  • Oracle (ORCL) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Berenberg
  • Citrix Systems (CTXS) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Berenberg
  • M&T Bank (MTB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Costco (COST) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Dollar General (DG) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee
  • Dollar Tree (DLTR) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Family Dollar (FDO) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee
  • Five Below (FIVE) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee
  • J.C. Penney (JCP) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Kohl's (KSS) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee
  • Macy's (M) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Nordstrom (JWN) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Saks (SKS) initiated with a Neutral at Sterne Agee
  • The Fresh Market (TFM) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Whole Foods (WFM) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Cenovus Energy (CVE) initiated with a Buy at Global Hunter
  • Suncor (SU) initiated with a Buy at Global Hunter
  • Freeport McMoRan (FCX) coverage resumed with a Buy at Jefferies
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