Analyst calls: Facebook upgraded
Aeropostale is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Yahoo is upgraded to 'conviction buy' at Goldman.
Monday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Anadigics (ANAD) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Needham
- Barclays (BCS) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
- Broadcom (BRCM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark Co
- Eaton (ETN) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at Atlantic Equities
- Exelon (EXC) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
- Facebook (FB) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
- Knight Capital (KCG) upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform at Keefe Bruyette
- Lockheed Martin (LMT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
- Mosaic (MOS) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Atlantic Equities
- Research In Motion (RIMM) upgraded to Sector Outperformer from Underperformer at CIBC
- Yahoo (YHOO) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman
- AK Steel (AKS) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS
- Aeropostale (ARO) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital
- Agrium (AGU) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Atlantic Equities
- Ball (BLL) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
- McDonald's (MCD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Lazard Capital
- VeriSign (VRSN) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at First Analysis
- Illumina (ILMN) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Heinz (HNZ) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
- Honda (HMC) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
- Apple (AAPL) initiated with a Buy at Citigroup
- BP (BP) initiated with an Outperform at Exane BNP Paribas
- Dunkin' Brands (DNKN) initiated with a Buy at UBS
- Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) initiated with an Underperform at Exane BNP Paribas
- SanDisk (SNDK) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse
- Zillow (Z) initiated with an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
- Sarepta (SRPT) initiated with an Outperform at Burrill
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