These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Wednesday.
American International Group (NYSE: AIG) Raised to Buy at Sandler O’Neill.
Angie’s List (NASDAQ: ANGI) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Annie’s, Inc. (NYSE: BNNY) Maintained Hold with $40 target at Canaccord Genuity.
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX) Started as Neutral at Stern Agee.
Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN) Started as Buy at Needham.
Complete Genomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNOM) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Hecla Mining Co. (NYSE: HL) Started as Neutral at Stern Agee.
LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) Started as Outperform at Wedbush.
Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) Started as Buy at Stern Agee.
Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) Cut to Sell at MKM.
Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) Started as Neutral at Stern Agee.
Research in Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) Raised to Market Perform at JMP Securities; maintained Hold with $10 target at Canaccord Genuity.
Sinopec (NYSE: SNP) Raised to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Apple was named Bull of the Day at Zacks on Tuesday when so many investors were still out on holiday.
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JON C. OGG