Analyst calls: Southwest upgraded to 'buy'
Fiserv is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Agilent is initiated with an 'overweight.'
Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- American Express (AXP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
- Celanese (CE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
- Southwest (LUV) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sterne Agee
- Southwestern Energy (SWN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
- T. Rowe Price (TROW) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- Capital One (COF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Nomura
- Domtar (UFS) downgraded to Outperform from Top Pick at RBC Capital
- Louisiana Pacific (LPX) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
- Fiserv (FISV) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- MAKO Surgical (MAKO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Tyson Foods (TSN) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
- Viacom (VIA.B) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- Agilent (A) initiated with an Overweight at ISI Group
- Cepheid (CPHD) initiated with an Underweight at ISI Group
- Hologic (HOLX) initiated with an Overweight at ISI Group
- Life Technologies (LIFE) initiated with an Underweight at ISI Group
- QIAGEN (QGEN) initiated with an Underweight at ISI Group
- Thermo Fisher (TMO) initiated with an Overweight at ISI Group
- Cheniere Energy (LNG) initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
- TiVo (TIVO) initiated with an Overweight at Barclays
- Wynn Resorts (WYNN) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
- Las Vegas Sands (LVS) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
- MGM Resorts (MGM) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
- Threshold Pharmaceuticals (THLD) initiated with an Outperform at William Blair
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