Analyst calls: Whole Foods downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman
Nordstrom is upgraded to 'buy' at Goldman, while AT&T and Verizon are downgraded to 'neutral' at RW Baird.
Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Alliance Data Systems (ADS) upgraded to Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
- Delphi Automotive (DLPH) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Nordstrom (JWN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Wells Fargo (WFC) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
- Transocean (RIG) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at CLSA
- AT&T (T) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- American Express (AXP) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
- Magna (MGA) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup
- Verizon (VZ) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Whole Foods (WFM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Under Armour (UA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Longbow
- Agrium (AGU) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
- Amazon.com (AMZN) initiated with a Buy at ThinkEquity
- Google (GOOG) initiated with a Buy at ThinkEquity
- Potash (POT) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus and with an Outperform at Raymond James
- Ross Stores (ROST) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair
- Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- Yahoo (YHOO) initiated with a Hold at ThinkEquity
- EBay (EBAY) initiated with a Buy at ThinkEquity
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