Analyst calls: Dell upgraded

Open Text is upgraded to 'buy,' while JDSU is downgraded to 'neutral.'

By MSN Money Partner Feb 2, 2012 12:22PM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
  • Dell (DELL) upgraded to Overweight from Underweight at JP Morgan
  • Franklin Resources (BEN) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JP Morgan
  • Concur (CNQR) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
  • Open Text (OTEX) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include:
  • Autoliv (ALV) downgraded to Sell from Buy at Citigroup
  • JDSU (JDSU) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS
  • Steel Dynamics (STLD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
  • AK Steel (AKS) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • Northrop Grumman (NOC) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
  • NYSE Euronext (NYX) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital
  • Edwards Lifesciences (EW) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse
  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at First Global
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include:
  • CenterPoint Energy (CNP) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Simon Property (SPG) initiated with an Outperform at Imperial Capital
  • Men's Wearhouse (MW) initiated with a Buy at Sterne Agee
  • Akamai (AKAM) initiated with a Buy at Capstone
  • TiVo (TIVO) initiated with an Outperform at Barrington
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