Analyst calls: Chesapeake downgraded

Altria is upgraded to 'buy,' and Red Robin is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Jan 10, 2013 1:22PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • ACE Ltd. (ACE) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Alkermes (ALKS) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • CGG Veritas (CGV) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citigroup
  • Credit Suisse (CS) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
  • Delta Air Lines (DAL) upgraded to Buy from Sell at Goldman
  • News Corp. (NWSA) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
  • Ryder (R) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman
  • Wynn Resorts (WYNN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Lazard Capital
  • Altria Group (MO) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
  • American Tower (AMT) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Evercore
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Stock market ComstockAIG (AIG) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • CSX (CSX) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Chesapeake (CHK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at SunTrust
  • EMC (EMC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Hertz Global (HTZ) downgraded to Underweight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Legg Mason (LM) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
  • Microsoft (MSFT) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley (Microsoft owns and publishes Top Stocks, an MSN Money site.)
  • Red Robin (RRGB) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • St. Jude Medical (STJ) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • VeriFone (PAY) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital
  • Petrobras (PBR) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie
  • Alcoa (AA) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Macquarie
  • Post Properties (PPS) downgraded to Underweight from Hold at KeyBanc
  • Huntsman (HUN) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Coca-Cola (KO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus
  • Asbury Automotive (ABG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Buckingham
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