These are some of this Monday’s key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.
Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Raised to Buy w/ $60 target at Lazard.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) Raised to Buy at Janney.
Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) Cut 2011 estimates at RBC and JPMorgan.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) Reiterated Buy but raised target to $72 from $66 at BofA/ML.
Deere & Co (NYSE: DE) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Cut to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.
FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) Raised to Outperform and $111 price target at Credit Suisse.
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Raised to Buy and $148 target at ThinkEquity.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) Raised to Buy and $15 target at ThinkEquity.
NetSpend Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSP) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo; Started as Buy at BofA/ML; Started as Buy at SunTrust.
Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (NYSE: SQM) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (NASDAQ: SSCC) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE: SHO) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWRA) Raised to Buy and $20 target at ThinkEquity.
Temple-Inland Inc. (NYSE: TIN) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) Raised to Outperform at Macquerie.
YUM! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) Raised target to $58 from $54 at Credit Suisse.
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