Analyst calls: Lululemon downgraded

Under Armour is upgraded to 'outperform,' and First Solar is downgraded to 'underperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Jan 4, 2013 1:06PM
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Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Citigroup (C) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman
  • SunTrust (STI) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Illumina (ILMN) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • U.S. Bancorp (USB) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Mattel (MAT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham
  • Target (TGT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital
  • Under Armour (UA) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Urban Outfitters (URBN) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Textron (TXT) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • Aruba Networks (ARUN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Hormel Foods (HRL) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at CLSA
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Stock market ComstockAbbott (ABT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • AmerisourceBergen (ABC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Mizuho
  • BB&T (BBT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • JPMorgan (JPM) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Wells Fargo (WFC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • BNY Mellon (BK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Lululemon (LULU) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Illumina (ILMN) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush
  • Microsoft (MSFT) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
  • Greenbrier (GBX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Avondale
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Cameron (CAM) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
  • FactSet (FDS) initiated with a Sell at Goldman
  • National Oilwell (NOV) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
  • Orexigen (OREX) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • Prospect Capital (PSEC) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
2Comments
Jan 4, 2013 3:02PM
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This is a well managed company by those with skin in the game.
Jan 4, 2013 1:24PM
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I've been a very happy shareholder of Prospect Capital for the last year and a half.  20% capital appreciation and a 12% dividend yield that pays monthly.  Nice.
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