These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Tuesday morning.
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) raised to Buy at Lazard.
American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Coach Inc. (NYSE: COH) raised to Buy at Canaccord Genuity.
Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) started as Neutral at UBS.
Flextronics International Ltd. (NASDAQ: FLEX) raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) cut to Neutral at Lazard.
Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: KCG) cut to Underperform at KBW.
Leap Wireless International Inc. (NASDAQ: LEAP) cut to Underperform at Baird.
NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) started as Buy at UBS.
Sanmina-SCI Corp. (NASDAQ: SANM) cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.
Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Veolia Environnement SA (NYSE: VE) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX) started as Buy at Lazard.
VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) raised to Buy at Lazard.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) started as Overweight at Stephens.
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JON C. OGG