Analyst calls: Disney upgraded to 'conviction buy'
Viacom is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman, and Dunkin' Brands is initiated with a 'buy' at Citigroup.
Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Tyco (TYC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Interpublic Group (IPG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
- Procter & Gamble (PG) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
- Disney (DIS) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Ventas (VTR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- Digital Realty (DLR) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
- Whiting Petroleum (WLL) downgraded to Outperform from Buy at CLSA
- Continental Resources (CLR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Viacom (VIA.B) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- MetroPCS (PCS) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
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