These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday.
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) cut to Market Perform at FBR.
Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reiterated Buy after earnings with $25 target at BofA/ML.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) cut to Neutral at BofA/ML and cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) raised to overweight at JPMorgan, after being raised by Goldman Sachs just yesterday.
Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) raised to Buy and raised target to $620 at BofA/ML.
KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) tanked after its warning: cut to Underperform at CLSA, cut to Neutral at JPMorgan, cut to Neutral at Lazard and cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reiterated Buy with $36 target at BofA/ML.
Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) maintained Hold but raised target to $3.00 based on a sum-of-parts analysis at Canaccord Genuity.
Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) cut to Market Perform at FBR.
Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) reiterated Buy with $99 target and raised estimates by BofA/ML.
SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Sonoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) maintained Hold but raised target to $47 at Canaccord Genuity.
JON C. OGG