These are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP) Started as Buy at UBS.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Maintained Buy but cut target to $50 at Argus.
Fusion-io, Inc. (NYSE: FIO) Started as Outperform with $50 target at Credit Suisse.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $76 at Argus.
InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) Started as Neutral at UBS.
Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) Started as Buy at UBS.
ProAssurance Corp. (NYSE: PRA) named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) Cut to Sell at Canaccord Genuity.
Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE: TRN) named as Value stock of the day at Zacks.
Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) named as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) Started as Neutral at UBS.
Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Wendy’s Company (NYSE: WEN) Cut to Neutral at Janney.
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JON C. OGG