These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall St.research calls this Friday morning.
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) started as Market Perform at BMP Capital Markets.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL) cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE) started as Outperform at BMO Capital Markets.
Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) raised to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) cut to Neutral at UBS.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) cut to Market Perform at Bernstein.
Green Dot Corp. (NYSE: GDOT) is getting crushed after earnings and has been downgraded at multiple firms: SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, JMP Securities, Keefe Bruyette Woods, Jefferies.
Linn Energy LLC (NASDAQ: LINE) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) started as Underperform at BMO Capital Markets.
Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) raised to Buy at UBS.
Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) cut to Neutral at R.W. Baird.
JON C. OGG