These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Tuesday.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Raised to Buy at Janney Capital.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) Cut to Hold at Needham.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL) Raised to Buy at Argus.
Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Flextronics International Ltd. (NASDAQ: FLEX) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) Raised to Buy at Citigroup; Raised to Buy at Stern Agee.
Infoblox Inc. (NYSE: BLOX) Started as Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley; Started as Overweight at Stephens; Started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Jabil Circuit Inc. (NYSE: JBL) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) Started as Outperform at William Blair.
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) Cut to Neutral at Cowen.
Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) Started as Buy at Citigroup.
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU) Cut to Hold at Argus.
Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE: RBS) Raised to Equalweight at Morgan Stanley.
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Total SA (NYSE: TOT) Raised to Buy at UBS.
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