Analyst calls: GE upgraded to 'outperform'

Two analysts upgraded LinkedIn. Exxon Mobil was upgraded to 'buy' while Altria was initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Dec 6, 2011 12:58PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Tuesday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • General Electric (GE) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • Texas Instruments (TXN) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities
  • LinkedIn (LNKD) was upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JP Morgan and to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Canadian Pacific (CP) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays
  • Exxon Mobil (XOM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at ISI Group
Tuesday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Ingersoll-Rand (IR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Canadian National (CNI) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Tuesday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Altria Group (MO) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Reynolds American (RAI) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Forest Labs (FRX) initiated with a Buy at Cantor

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