Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ABT, AMD, BCS, GE, GOOG, HOG, ISRG, KEY, MRVL, MSFT, NOK, NVDA, PM, SNDK, SON, TXT, VZ)

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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

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