Analyst calls: Wal-Mart downgraded
Yahoo is upgraded to 'buy,' and Google is downgraded to 'market perform.'
Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- BlackBerry (BBRY) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
- Mead Johnson (MJN) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman
- St. Jude Medical (STJ) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
- Texas Instruments (TXN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at ISI Group
- Wynn Resorts (WYNN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at ISI Group
- Tyson Foods (TSN) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at CLSA
- Yahoo (YHOO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
- Valero Energy (VLO) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Macquarie
- Chevron (CVX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
- Google (GOOG) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
- Hershey (HSY) downgraded to Neutral from Conviction Buy at Goldman
- LeapFrog (LF) downgraded to Buy from Strong Buy at Ascendiant Capital
- Merck (MRK) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
- Vodafone (VOD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
- Wal-Mart (WMT) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan
- Clearwire (CLWR) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at DA Davidson
- New York Times (NYT) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Lazard Capital
- Tiffany (TIF) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Monness Crespi
- Comerica (CMA) downgraded to Neutral from Long-Term Buy at Hilliard Lyons
- Expedia (EXPE) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Monness Crespi
- Guess (GES) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Buckingham
- AB InBev (BUD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
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