Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ALSN, AZO, BIG, CHKP, CMG, CTRN, DWRE, GE, ILMN, LNKD, PBY, RMBS, TXN, UNH, XRX)April 24, 2012 by Jon C. Ogg
Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) Started as Neutral at Credit Suisse; Started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs; Started as Neutral at Citigroup.
AutoZone Inc. (NYSE: AZO) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) Maintained Hold at Argus.
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) Cut to Neutral on valuation at Credit Suisse; Reiterated Buy with $480 target at Argus.
Citi Trends, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRN) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Demandware, Inc. (NYSE: DWRE) Started as Buy at Deutsche Bank; Started as Outperform at William Blair; Started as Outperform at Oppenheimer; Started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) Reiterated Buy with $22 target at Argus.
Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) Reiterated Buy with $54 target at BofA/ML.
LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) Started as Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack Inc. (NYSE: PBY) Cut to Sell at Argus.
Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN) Reiterated Buy with $36 target at BofA/ML.
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) Reiterated Buy with $13 target at Argus.
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JON C. OGG