These are some of this Friday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls.
CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) cut to Hold from Buy at Argus, and downgraded by multiple analysts yesterday after lowering dividend.
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reiterated as Buy and raised target to $26 at Argus.
Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) started as Outperform at William Blair.
Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNRC) cut to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Gold Fields Inc. (NYSE: GFI) cut to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN) reiterated Buy but cut target to $72 from $77 at Argus.
Huntington Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: HBAN) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) maintained Underperform with $15 target at Credit Suisse.
Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE: KGC) raised to Outperform with $11.50 price target at Credit Suisse.
Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW) cut to Neutral at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
Netgear Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR) raised to Buy with $41 target at Stern Agee.
Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GOLD) cut to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup.
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) cut to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) cut to Market Perform at BMO.
Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ: YNDX) started as Overweight at Barclays.
Credit Suisse is out very positive on four key MLP stocks for investors looking for high dividends and distributions.