Analyst calls: Nokia downgraded

Johnson Controls is upgraded to 'buy,' and Janney Capital is initiating apparel companies.

By MSN Money Partner Apr 13, 2012 11:11AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Friday's noteworthy upgrades include:  
  • Alpha Natural (ANR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura
  • Dover (DOV) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Johnson Controls (JCI) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank
  • Lennar (LEN) upgraded to Buy from Hold at KeyBanc
  • Pulte Group (PHM) upgraded to Buy from Hold at KeyBanc
  • Toll Brothers (TOL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at KeyBanc
  • Altria Group (MO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Davenport
Friday's noteworthy downgrades include:  
  • American Tower (AMT) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • AmerisourceBergen (ABC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • Celgene (CELG) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Auriga
  • Illinois Tool Works (ITW) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
  • Nokia (NOK) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Barclays
  • PPL Corp. (PPL) downgraded to Buy from Conviction Buy at Goldman
  • J.B. Hunt (JBHT) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Sterne Agee
Friday's noteworthy initiations include:  
  • Dover (DOV) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Finish Line (FINL) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
  • Foot Locker (FL) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
  • Hanesbrands (HBI) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
  • Nike (NKE) initiated with a Buy at Janney Capital
  • Under Armour (UA) initiated with a Neutral at Janney Capital
  • Mako Surgical (MAKO) initiated with a Perform at Oppenheimer
  • VMware (VMW) initiated with an Overweight at Piper Jaffray
  • NutriSystem (NTRI) initiated with a Buy at Sidoti
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