Investors and traders have seen three days of selling now and might want to consider looking for stock bargains in the malaise. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each morning to find great ideas from value stocks to growth stocks to dividend stocks. We have broken out the positive analyst calls and these are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, initiations and positive analyst research calls seen from Wall Street.
Endo Health Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: ENDP) was initiated with a Buy rating and a $43 price target at Citigroup.
Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) was raised to Neutral from Sell at UBS, raised to Market Perform at Raymond James, maintained Buy with $12 target at Sterne Agee and maintained Neutral but target price raised to $9 at Argus.
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) was reiterated as Buy and its target was raised $10 to $102 at Argus.
Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) was raised to Overweight from Neutral at J.P. Morgan.
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight with a $38 price target at Evercore Parftners.
Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) was started as Outperform with a $73 to $76 valuation range at Wells Fargo.
Panera Bread Co. (NASDAQ: PNRA) was raised to Buy from Hold at Wunderlich.
SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $10 price target at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Jefferies has issued its top stock picks to win from the online video advertising revolution.