Analyst calls: Abercrombie & Fitch upgraded

Costco is downgraded to 'hold,' and Vantiv is initiated at several firms.

By MSN Money Partner May 1, 2012 11:06AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Cameron (CAM) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at HSBC
  • SunPower (SPWR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Costco (COST) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Expedia (EXPE) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
  • Hologic (HOLX) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • McKesson (MCK) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
  • UDR, Inc. (UDR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Davenport
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Schnitzer Steel (SCHN) initiated with a Hold at KeyBanc
  • Vantiv (VNTV) initiated with a Hold at Jefferies, and with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo, and with an Outperform at Credit Suisse, and with an Overweight at JPMorgan
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