These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Tuesday morning.
Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ARCO) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE: CHD) raised to Buy at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS) raised to Outperform at BMO Capital Markets.
Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST) started on the Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) cut to Market Perform at BMO and cut to Neutral at UBS.
Genpact Ltd. (NYSE: G) cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) cut to Neutral at Stern Agee.
Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE: HCN) raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
IAMGOLD Corp. (NYSE: IAG) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Jive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: JIVE) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) cut to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus; shares down double-digit percentage after earnings and guidance.
Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE: RAX) raised to Buy at Jefferies; shares up double-digit percentage gains after earnings.
Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) started as Neutral at BofA/ML.
VeriFone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY) cut to Neutral at UBS.
The Globe & Mail in Canada reported on a Jefferies analyst calling the best opportunity for Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) is to partner up with Samsung in the fight against Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) for iPhone and Android dominance.
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JON C. OGG