Analyst calls: Merck upgraded

Exelon is downgraded to 'hold,' and Jabil Circuit is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner May 28, 2013 12:32PM
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Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Eli Lilly (LLY) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Johnson Controls (JCI) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Kansas City Southern (KSU) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital
  • Merck (MRK) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
  • Novo Nordisk (NVO) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Deutsche Bank
  • PSEG (PEG) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse
  • Texas Instruments (TXN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Drexel Hamilton
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Broadcom (BRCM) downgraded to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna
  • Exelon (EXC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Lloyds Banking (LYG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Canaccord
  • EnerNOC (ENOC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Exelixis (EXEL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim
  • Flextronics (FLEX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • W.R. Grace (GRA) initiated with a Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Jabil Circuit (JBL) initiated with a Buy at Standpoint Research
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