Analyst calls: Groupon downgraded to 'underweight'

Viacom is upgraded to 'outperform,' and Marvell is downgraded to 'sector perform.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 17, 2012 11:33AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Credicorp (BAP) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Idenix (IDIX) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Brean Murray
  • Viacom (VIA.B) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Walgreen (WAG) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Acme Packet (APKT) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
  • Cerner (CERN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Groupon (GRPN) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Evercore
  • Liberty Interactive (LINTA) downgraded to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Marvell (MRVL) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Molycorp (MCP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Dahlman Rose
  • Vivus (VVUS) downgraded to Underperform from Hold at Jefferies
  • Wellpoint (WLP) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Beam Inc. (BEAM) initiated with an Underperform at CLSA
  • Krispy Kreme (KKD) initiated with an Outperform at Wedbush
  • Phillips 66 (PSX) initiated with an Overweight at JPMorgan
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