Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ATK, CBF, CELG, CTIC, KO, ECL, ELX, HAS, HIBB, ISRG, JIVE, LOW, HD, NWL, EDU, ORCL, PGR, RIO, SNDK, S, TTWO, TRN, UTHR, WFT)

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These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Monday.

Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) raised to Outperform at FBR Capital Markets.

Capital Bank Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: CBF) started as Buy with $22 target at BofA/ML.

Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.

Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CTIC) started as Buy at ThinkEquity.

The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) cut to Underperform at CLSA.

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) raised to Outperform with $76 target at Credit Suisse.

Emulex Corp. (NYSE: ELX) reiterated Buy with $11 target at Argus.

Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.

Hibbett Sports Inc. (NASDAQ: HIBB) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.

Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) raised to Overweight with $625 target at J.P. Morgan.

Jive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: JIVE) maintained Outperform but cut target to $20 at Credit Suisse.

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) raised to Buy and raised target to $36 at BofA/ML, and Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reiterated Buy and raised target to $72 at BofA/ML.

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE: NWL) reiterated Buy but added to U.S. Focus List at BofA/ML.

New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU) raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) reiterated Buy with $39 target at Argus.

Progreesive Corp. (NYSE: PGR) cut to Sell at Citigroup.

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) raised to Outperform at Wedbush.

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) raised to Hold at Jefferies.

Take-Two Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) reiterated Buy with $18 target at BofA/ML.

Trinity Industries Inc. (NYSE: TRN) started as Buy with $38 target at UBS.

United Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ: UTHR) named value stock of the day at Zacks.

Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE: WFT) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.

JON C. OGG

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