These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen so far this Friday from Wall St. research calls:
ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) raised to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs.
Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) raised to Positive at Susquehanna and cut to Neutral at Janney.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO) raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Credit Suisse Group (NYSE: CS) raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPD) raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS) raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) raised to Buy with $129 fair value target at Janney.
Qlik Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: QLIK) raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Rockwood Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ROC) added to U.S. Focus List and raised price target to $65 by Credit Suisse.
Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: RYAAY) cut to Underweight at HSBC.
Stone Energy Corp. (NYSE: SGY) cut to Underperform from Neutral as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) cut to Neutral at Baird.
Dividend Investors: Argus makes major changes to its model equity income portfolio (FULL SUMMARY).