These are some of this Friday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls.
Anheuser-Busch InBev S.A./N.V. (NYSE: BUD) cut to Hold at Soc-Gen.
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) raised to Buy at KeyBanc.
Chubb Corp. (NYSE: CB) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE: STZ) cut to Neutral at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) raised to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
GameStop Inc. (NYSE: GME) raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Joseph A. Bank Clothiers Inc. (NASDAQ: JOSB) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Oil States International Inc. (NYSE: OIS) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) raised to Outperform at BMO.
United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
WisdomTree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) raised to Buy at Janney.
The World Gold Council’s “bullish” outlook for 2013 has a lot of issues that is making us rethink the 12-year rally in gold.
If you want to know how capital inflows are impacting stocks, you better take a look. This is acting to drive stocks, and is one part of why we are considering raising our 2013 DJIA target from 14,590.