These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning.
Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN) Cut to Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
DaVita, Inc. (NYSE: DVA) Raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ: DNDN) Raised to Neutral at Credit Suisse; Cut to Neutral at Baird; Cut to Hold at Needham; Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Entropic Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTR) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) Reiterated Buy with $95 target at Argus.
McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) Raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) Raised to Hold at S&P Equity Research (late Wednesday call).
Skechers U.S.A. (NYSE: SKX) Called Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) Raised to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.
Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE: SWC) Kept as Outperform but cut target to $22 at Credit Suisse.
Time Warner. Inc (NYSE: TWX) Reiterated Outperform with $40 target on Focus List at Credit Suisse.
Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) Maintained Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
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JON C. OGG