Analyst calls: Adobe upgraded and downgraded
Exxon Mobil is downgraded to 'neutral,' and TiVo is initiated with a 'buy.'
Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Adobe (ADBE) upgraded to Outperform from Underperform at JMP Securities
- DaVita (DVA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
- Host Hotels (HST) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- Marathon Oil (MRO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Ryder (R) upgraded to Top Pick from Outperform at RBC Capital
- Sanofi (SNY) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Jefferies
- WebMD (WBMD) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Raymond James
- CVS Caremark (CVS) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Macquarie
- Boston Scientific (BSX) upgraded to Overweight from Underweight at Barclays
- BP (BP) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
- CME Group (CME) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
- Exxon Mobil (XOM) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- NASDAQ (NDAQ) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
- Wynn Resorts (WYNN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- Adobe (ADBE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
- National Oilwell (NOV) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim
- Clearwire (CLWR) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim
- BMC Software (BMC) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
- Burger King (BKW) initiated with a Neutral at BofA/Merrill
- Hornbeck Offshore (HOS) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
- Informatica (INFA) initiated with an Outperform at RBC Capital
- Microsoft (MSFT) initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital, and with a Neutral at Janney Capital (Microsoft owns and publishes Top Stocks, an MSN Money site.)
- Molycorp (MCP) initiated with a Neutral at RW Baird
- Oracle (ORCL) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
- Parametric Technology (PMTC) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
- SAP (SAP) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
- Salesforce.com (CRM) initiated with a Neutral at Longbow
- TiVo (TIVO) initiated with a Buy at Goldman
- Deere (DE) initiated with an Outperform at Macquarie
- Clorox (CLX) coverage resumed with a Neutral at Goldman
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