Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ABX, CYOU, CSCO, EPD, HD, JCP, MOS, POT, RCL, SI, SOHU, SPF, TSO, VE, WFT, WABC)


These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Wednesday.

Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: ABX) cut to Hold at Argus. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYOU) started as Overweight at HSBC.

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) raised to Outperform at Pacific Crest.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) maintained Buy for growth and income opportunities at Zacks.

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) cut to Market Perform at Raymond James.

JCPenney Co. (NYSE: JCP) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.

The Mosaic Co. (NYSE: MOS) cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity.

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) raised to Buy at Argus.

Siemens A.G. (NYSE: SI) cut to Sector Perform at RBC. Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU) started as Underweight at HSBC.

Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) maintained as Outperform but named the Bull of the Day at Zacks.

Veolia Environnement S.A. (NYSE: VE) started as Buy at Soc-Gen.

Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE: WFT) raised to Hold at Jefferies.

Westamerica Bancorp (NASDAQ: WABC) maintained Underperform but named Bear of the Day at Zacks.


Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: ABX, CSCO, CYOU, EPD, HD, JCP, MOS, POT, RCL, SI, SOHU, SPF, TSO, VE, WABC, WFT