These are some of this Friday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.
ARM Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: ARMH) Started as Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE: AVB) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) Started as Equalweight at Barclays.
Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQ: DECK) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse; Maintained Buy with $105 target at Canaccord Genuity.
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Cut to Neutral at Susquehanna.
Forest Oil Corporation (NYSE: FST) Cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity.
Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ: MNST) Reiterated Conviction Buy List and raised estimates by Goldman Sachs.
Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) Raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) Raised to Buy with $30 target at Argus.
PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) named as Value Stock of the Day at Zacks.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (NASDAQ: RRGB) named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Sunoco, Inc. (NYSE: SUN) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) Maintained Neutral but raised target to $145 on Credit Suisse; Raised to Buy at ThinkEquity; Reiterated Buy and raised target to $170 at Canaccord Genuity.
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo; Cut to Negative at Susquehanna.
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