Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (APA, BAC, BRK-A, CLF, CSTR, CREE, CY, FITB, GILD, GFI, HAL, HIG, HBC, PHG, PVH, STI, UBS, VECO, WFC)
byFeb 19th 2013 8:20AM
These are some of this Monday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls.
Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) cut to Neutral at Macquarie.
Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) raised to Outperform at KBW.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) cut to Market Perform at KBW.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) raised to Overweight at J.P. Morgan.
Coinstar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSTR) cut to Underweight at J.P. Morgan.
Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) raised to Buy at Needham.
Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) cut to Market Perform at KBW.
Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Gold Fields Inc. (NYSE: GFI) cut to Sell at Citigroup.
Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) raised to Overweight at J.P. Morgan.
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG) raised to Outperform at KBW.
HSBC Holdings PLC (NYSE: HBC) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (NYSE: PHG) cut to Hold at Soc-Gen.
PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) started as Outperform Credit Suisse.
SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE: STI) cut to Market Perform at KBW.
UBS A.G. (NYSE: UBS) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) cut to Neutral at J.P. Morgan.
Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) raised to Outperform at KBW.
Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: APA, BAC, BRK-A, CLF, CREE, CSTR, CY, FITB, GFI, GILD, HAL, HBC, HIG, PHG, PVH, STI, UBS, VECO, WFC