Analyst calls: Potash Corp. downgraded

Skyworks is upgraded to 'buy,' and Quanta Services is downgraded to 'sell.'

By MSN Money Partner Jul 19, 2012 11:37AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Dominion (D) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
  • Dover (DOV) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at William Blair
  • FirstEnergy (FE) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
  • Hyatt Hotels (H) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
  • News Corp. (NWSA) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Athenahealth (ATHN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Skyworks (SWKS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sterne Agee
Tursday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • 3D Systems (DDD) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Alpha Natural (ANR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Brean Murray
  • Digital Realty (DLR) downgraded to Market Weight from Overweight at ISI Group
  • Isis Pharmaceuticals (ISIS) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at Jefferies
  • PSEG (PEG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Potash (POT) downgraded to Sector Performer from Sector Outperformer at CIBC
  • Theravance (THRX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
  • KBR (KBR) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • Quanta Services (PWR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • U.S. Bancorp (USB) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Acme Packet (APKT) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer
  • BroadSoft (BSFT) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer
  • DSW Inc. (DSW) initiated with a Hold at Benchmark Co
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