Healthcare upgrades and initiations for Friday

|By:, SA News Editor

Amarin (AMRN) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citi. Price target unchanged at $2.50.

Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Janney. Price target hiked to $95 from $60. See: SLXP in deal for SNTS.

Tenet Healthcare (THC) initiated at Market Perform at FBR. Price target is $49.

Universal Health Services (UHS) initiated at Outperform at FBR. Price target is $94.

Quest Diagnostics (DGX) initiated at Market Perform at FBR. Price target is $68.

HCA Holdings (HCA) initiated at Outperform at FBR. Price target is $53.

Lifepoint (LPNT) initiated at Market Perform at FBR. Price target is $55.