Analyst calls: Zynga initiated with an 'outperform'

Roche is upgraded to 'overweight,' while GlaxoSmithKline is downgraded to 'underweight.'

By MSN Money Partner Aug 22, 2012 11:32AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Wednesday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • CenterPoint Energy (CNP) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Roche (RHHBY) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Las Vegas Sands (LVS) upgraded to Outperform from In-Line at Imperial Capital
  • CEMEX (CX) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse, and to Outperform from Sector Perform at Scotia Capital
Wednesday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • Anglo American (AAUKY) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • CNOOC (CEO) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Clearwire (CLWR) downgraded to Underperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan
  • Group 1 Automotive (GPI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at KeyBanc
Wednesday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • CF Industries (CF) coverage resumed with a Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Mosaic (MOS) coverage resumed with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Caesar's Entertainment (CZR) initiated with an Underweight at Barclays
  • Yelp (YELP) initiated with a Market Perform at JMP Securities
  • Zynga (ZNGA) initiated with an Outperform at JMP Securities
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