Analyst calls: NetApp downgraded to 'hold'

Goldman upgrades Northrop Grumman to 'neutral' and downgrades General Dynamics to 'sell.'

By MSN Money Partner May 24, 2012 11:11AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Aeropostale (ARO) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Wells Fargo
  • Watson (WPI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Northrop Grumman (NOC) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • Arch Coal (ACI) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
  • Duke Energy (DUK) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • National Oilwell (NOV) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale
  • SBA Communications (SBAC) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Baker Hughes (BHI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Societe Generale
  • Human Genome (HGSI) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • NetApp (NTAP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Murray, and to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Wisconsin Energy (WEC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Raytheon (RTN) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • General Dynamics (GD) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Demand Media (DMD) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital
  • Dover (DOV) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
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