Analyst calls: Green Mountain upgraded

Rackspace is downgraded at 2 firms and upgraded at 1, and Ctrip.com is upgraded to 'buy.'

By MSN Money Partner May 9, 2013 12:47PM
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Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • American Water (AWK) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Banco Bilbao (BBVA) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Societe Generale
  • Rackspace (RAX) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens
  • Green Mountain (GMCR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Dougherty
  • Ctrip.com (CTRP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Tim Hortons (THI) upgraded to Sector Outperformer from Sector Performer at CIBC
  • MGM Resorts (MGM) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Sterne Agee
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • BlackRock (BLK) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
  • Rackspace (RAX) downgraded to Sell from Underperform at CLSA, and to Underperform from Sector Perform at FBN Securities
  • Tesla (TSLA) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
  • Tim Hortons (THI) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays, and to Underperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital
  • Monster Beverage (MNST) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Gabelli
  • Intercontinental Hotels (IHG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cantor
  • Clean Energy (CLNE) downgraded at Raymond James
  • Guess (GES) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Wedbush
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Fluor (FLR) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • Infinity Pharmaceuticals (INFI) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo
  • MasTec (MTZ) initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
  • McDermott (MDR) initiated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank
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