Analyst calls: Hewlett-Packard upgraded

DuPont is downgraded to 'sell,' and Pacific Sunwear is upgraded to 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner May 23, 2013 12:00PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Diamond Offshore (DO) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • FactSet (FDS) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
  • Pacific Sunwear (PSUN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Topeka
  • Seagate (STX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Thomson Reuters (TRI) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Piper Jaffray
  • VeriFone (PAY) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust
  • Dover (DOV) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • SunTrust (STI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim
  • Starwood Hotels (HOT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Blue Nile (NILE) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Devon Energy (DVN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
  • Flextronics (FLEX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • Realty Income (O) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • DuPont (DD) downgraded to Sell from Hold at BGC Partners
  • Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Negative from Neutral at Susquehanna
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Gartner (IT) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) coverage assumed with an Underperform at Credit Suisse
  • Wyndham (WYN) initiated with a Buy at Stifel
  • Signature Bank (SBNY) initiated with a Buy at Maxim
  • New Gold (NGD) initiated with a Buy at Global Hunter
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) initiated with a Hold at Topeka
  • InvenSense (INVN) initiated with a Buy at Topeka
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