Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (A, AAPL, DSW, FDO, IGT, KR, NOK, ORCL, GOLD, REG, SFD, UNFI)

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These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Friday.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) Started as Buy at Citigroup.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Reiterated Outperform with $750 target at Credit Suisse.

DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) Started as Hold at KeyBanc.

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) Cut to Equal-weight at Barclays.

International Gaming Tech (NYSE: IGT) Raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) Maintained Buy with a $28 target at Argus.

Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse; Raised to Perform at Oppenheimer; Raised to Neutral at Citigroup. Nokia’s target price was lowered in Europe as well by UBS, Soc-Gen, and Nordea.

Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) Raised to BUy at ThinkEquity.

Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ: GOLD) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Regency Centers Corp. (NYSE: REG) Raised to Buy with $51 target at Argus.

Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) Reiterated Outperform at Credit Suisse.

United Natural Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: UNFI) Raised to Buy with $62 target at Argus.

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