Analyst calls: Ford initiated with a 'hold'

Halliburton is upgraded to 'outperform,' while Seagate is downgraded to 'hold.'

By MSN Money Partner Jun 28, 2012 10:54AM
Information provided by Theflyonthewall.com

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
Thursday's noteworthy downgrades include: 
  • 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
Thursday's noteworthy initiations include: 
  • 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
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