These are some of Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls.
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) Cut to Market Perform at BMO.
AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE: BXP) Maintained Buy but cut target to $105 from $120 at Argus.
Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) Maintained Buy with $33 target at Canaccord Genuity.
Dole Food Co. Inc. (NYSE: DOLE) Cut to Underperform with $9 target at BofA/ML.
Garmin, Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) reiterated Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) Raised to Outperform at BMO; Raised to Buy at Citigroup (late-Monday).
Hartford Financial Services Group (NYSE: HIG) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Harman International Industries Inc. (NYSE: HAR) named as Value stock of the day at Zacks.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) Started as Hold at ThinkEquity.
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) Re-initiated as Sell with $60 target at Canaccord Genuity.
Pharmasset, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRUS) downgraded by Wells Fargo, UBS, Canaccord Genuity, Leerink Swann, and Citigroup after super-premium buyout.
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) Reiterated Buy at BofA/ML.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) Cut to Neutral at Janney Capital.
YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) added to U.S. Focus List at Credit Suisse.
JON C. OGG