These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning.
BP plc (NYSE: BP) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) Started as Buy with $8 target at Janney.
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) Started as Neutral with $18 target at Janney.
Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) STarted as Buy with $34 target at Janney.
Encore Wire Corporation (NASDAQ: WIRE) maintained Strong Buy as Value at Zacks.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) Cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) Started as Buy with $48 target at Janney.
Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
NeAtpp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) Started as Neutral at Janney.
North American Palladium Ltd. (AMEX: PAL) Raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.
OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Petroleum Development Corporation (NASDAQ: PETD) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (NYSE: STP) Cut to Neutral at Collins Stewart.
Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER) Started as Buy at Citigroup.
Universal Tech Institute (NYSE: UTI) Maintained Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Virgin Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: VMED) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
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