Analyst calls: Texas Instruments upgraded

BB&T is both upgraded and downgraded, while H&R Block is initiated with a 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner Oct 22, 2012 11:04AM
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Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • BB&T (BBT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
  • Beam Inc. (BEAM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Cablevision (CVC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
  • Wright Express (WXS) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan
  • Texas Instruments (TXI) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Stern Agee
  • Eaton (ETN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at MKM Partners
  • Capital One (COF) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Rochdale
Monday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Air Products (APD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • BB&T (BBT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Cliffs Natural (CLF) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Edwards Lifesciences (EW) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • El Paso Pipeline (EPB) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • Equity Residential (EQR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
  • PSEG (PEG) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse
  • SanDisk (SNDK) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Canadian Pacific (CP) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital

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Monday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Public Storage (PSA) initiated with a Neutral at Goldman
  • H&R Block (HRB) initiated with a Buy at BTIG


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