These are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from select Wall St. research calls.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) cut to Neutral from Overweight at J.P. Morgan.
Amdocs Ltd. (NYSE: DOX) cut to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer.
ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) named Bear of the Day due to challenging times with declining demand and overcapacity at Zacks, as well as raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Cincinnati Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: CINF), due to a juicy dividend yield and excellent growth potential, named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
E*Trade Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: ETFC) cut to Underperform from Market Perform at KBW.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) reiterated Buy with $65 target at Argus and raised to Overweight at Evercore.
Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) reiterated Buy and raised target to $50 from $45 at Oppenheimer.
Heartware International Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR) started as Market Perform at William Blair.
Inter Parfums Inc. (NASDAQ: IPAR) reiterated Outperform and raised target to $27 from $24 at Oppenheimer.
SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) started as Outperform at Macquarie.
VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) raised to Outperform at William Blair and maintained on Focus List at Credit Suisse.
Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) started as Market Perform at BMO Capital.
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Jon C. Ogg