Analyst calls: Facebook upgraded to 'buy'

AstraZeneca is downgraded to 'underweight,' and Oracle is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 20, 2012 11:28AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Facebook (FB) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Capstone
  • Ross Stores (ROST) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Statoil (STO) upgraded to Top Pick from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Gap (GPS) upgraded to Hold from Sell at ISI Group
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • AstraZeneca (AZN) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • PSEG (PEG) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Pharmacyclics (PCYC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Roth Capital
  • Public Storage (PSA) downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • Telecom Italia (TI) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • ZAGG (ZAGG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
Monday's noteworthy initiations include: 
  • Oracle (ORCL) initiated with a Buy at Longbow
  • Microsoft (MSFT) initiated with a Buy at Longbow (Microsoft owns and publishes Top Stocks, an MSN Money site.)
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Aug 20, 2012 11:46AM
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Right, all the insider stock is for sale so now they rate it a buy. How conveniant.
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