These are some of this Friday’s key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.
Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQ: DECK) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE: EMN) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
E.I. duPont de Nemours (NYSE: DD) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) Started as Buy at Wunderlich.
NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) Started as Hold at Wunderlich.
Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Royal Bank of Scotland (NYSE: RBS) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie.
National Grid plc (NYSE: NGG) Cut to Neutral at Nomura.
Regency Centers Corp. (NYSE: REG) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Salesforce.com Inc. (NYSE: CRM) Reiterated Neutral but target raised to $100 at Credit Suisse.
VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) Started as Hold at Wunderlich.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFMI) Cut to Neutral at UBS.
MELA Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA) is up over 100% after an FDA panel vote.
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