Analyst calls: PepsiCo and Coca-Cola downgraded

General Motors is upgraded to 'overweight.'

By MSN Money Partner Jan 11, 2012 12:39PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • General Motors (GM) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray
  • Accenture (ACN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • DirectTV (DTV) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • Marriott (MAR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • PepsiCo (PEP) and Coca-Cola (KO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Southwestern Energy (SWN) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
  • NYSE Euronext (NYX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
  • 3M Company (MMM) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • T. Rowe Price (TROW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Ticonderoga
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Dusa Pharmaceuticals (DUSA) initiated with an Outperform at Leerink
  • Apache (APA) initiated with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Noble Energy (NBL) initiated with a Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
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