Analyst calls: Green Mountain downgraded to 'neutral'
Homebuilders are upgraded at Credit Suisse, and Herbalife is initiated with an 'overweight.'
Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Toll Brothers (TOL) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Lennar (LEN) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- D.R. Horton (DHI) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Kohl's (KSS) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
- AvalonBay (AVB) upgraded to Top Pick from Outperform at RBC Capital
- XL Group (XL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities
- Cigna (CI) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
- China Mobile (CHL) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Aeropostale (ARO) upgraded to Above Average from Average at Caris
- Martha Stewart (MSO) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Roth Capital
- Smith & Nephew (SNN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Green Mountain (GMCR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
- Ensco (ESV) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
- Warner Chilcott (WCRX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Williams-Sonoma (WSM) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
- Medtronic (MDT) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Argus
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