Analyst calls: Ford initiated with a 'hold'
Halliburton is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Seagate is downgraded to 'hold.'
Thursday's noteworthy upgrades include:
- Anadarko (APC) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
- Ensco (ESV) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
- Halliburton (HAL) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Bernstein
- General Growth (GGP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup
- McGraw-Hill (MHP) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Benchmark Co
- Spectra Energy (SE) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
- Actuant (ATU) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup
- LKQ Corp. (LKQ) downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at RW Baird
- Weatherford (WFT) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
- Xylem (XYL) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
- Seagate (STX) downgraded to Hold from Buy at ThinkEquity
- Western Digital (WDC) downgraded to Hold from Buy at ThinkEquity
- Angie's List (ANGI) initiated with a Market Perform at Wells Fargo
- Broadcom (BRCM) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
- Cemex (CX) initiated with an Underperform at Imperial Capital
- Clean Energy (CLNE) initiated with a Buy at Capstone
- Coach (COH) initiated with a Neutral at Wedbush
- Dolby (DLB) initiated with a Sell at Goldman
- Ford (F) initiated with a Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
- Qualcomm (QCOM) initiated with a Buy at Cantor
MORE ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2013 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
The Fed may start tapering in just a few months. Here are a few of the likely winners and losers.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Top Stocks provides analysis about the most noteworthy stocks in the market each day, combining some of the best content from around the MSN Money site and the rest of the Web.
Contributors include professional investors and journalists affiliated with MSN Money.
Follow us on Twitter @topstocksmsn.