These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Thursday.
ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: APD) Raised to Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley.
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Raised to Buy on weakness at UBS.
ConcoPhillips (NYSE: COP) Raised to Neutral at Macquarie.
General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) Cut to Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) Raised to Overweight at Barclays.
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan; Cut to Equal-weight at Barclays; Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Infosys Ltd. (NASDAQ: INFY) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) Raised to Buy at Argus.
SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) maintained Hold at Argus.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) Raised to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
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JON C. OGG