These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Tuesday.
Alcatel-Lucent SA (NYSE: ALU): Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN): Started as Buy at Lazard.
AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL): Started as Equal Weight at Evercore.
Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR): Started as Underperform at RBC Capital Markets.
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG): Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Coach Inc. (NYSE: COH): Maintained Buy with $90 target at Argus.
Deere & Company (NYSE: DE): Cut to Underweight at JPMorgan.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY): Started as Buy at Lazard.
The Home Depot (NYSE: HD): Cut to Neutral at Janney.
Human Genome Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSI): Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT): Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS): Started as Outperform at RBC Capital.
Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW): Cut to Neutral at Janney.
Melco Crown PBL (NASDAQ: MPEL): Started as Outperform at RBC Capital.
Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK): Cut to Underperform at Jefferies.
Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S): Maintained Outperform and raised target to $6 from $4 at Credit Suisse.
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) Cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA): Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS): Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN): Started as Outperform at RBC Capital.
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