These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday.
Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) raised to Buy with $39 target at Citigroup.
AU Optronics Corp. (NYSE: AUO) raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN) raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) started as Market Perform a Wells Fargo.
EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) started as Buy at Jefferies.
Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) started as Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: GT) cut to Hold at KeyBanc.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) started as Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.
International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) started as Hold at Jefferies.
International Paper Co. (NYSE: IP) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
LG Display Co. Ltd. (NYSE: LPL) raised to Buy at BofA/ML and cut to Neutral at UBS.
LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) started as Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.
Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA) raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MSI) started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Netapp Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) started as Hold at Jefferies.
Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) started as Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.
Vical Inc. (NASDAQ: VICL) started as Buy at Canaccord Genuity.
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) started as Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.
JON C. OGG