Analyst calls: Hewlett-Packard upgraded

BlackBerry downgraded to 'sell, and Caterpillar upgraded to 'outperform.'

By MSN Money Partner Feb 22, 2013 12:16PM
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Friday's noteworthy initiations include: 

Broadcom (BRCM) initiated with an "overweight" at Piper Jaffray
Chevron (CVX) initiated with a "buy" at Canaccord
Exxon Mobil (XOM) initiated with a "hold" at Canaccord 

Friday's noteworthy downgrades include: 

Wendy's (WEN) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
BlackBerry (BBRY) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at MKM Partners
Potash (POT) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Dahlman Rose 
BP (BP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord
First Solar (FSLR) downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at Pacific Crest

Friday's noteworthy upgrades include: 

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS
Caterpillar (CAT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
Time Warner Cable (TWC) upgraded at Macquarie
Home Depot (HD) upgraded to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer
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