Top Analyst Upgrades (ABMD, ALTR, SNP, JCI, MDAS, SQNM, ZNT)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades and positive research calls we are seeing this Thursday morning with about two hours until the market opens:

  • Abiomed (ABMD) Raised to Hold at Jefferies.
  • Altera (ALTR) Started as Buy at Piper Jaffray.
  • China Petroleum (SNP) Raised to Buy at UBS.
  • Johnson Controls (JCI) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
  • MedAssets (MDAS) STarted as Buy at ThinkEquity.
  • Sequenom (SQNM) Started as Outperform at JMP Securities.
  • Zenith National Insurance (ZNT) Started as Buy at Sun Trust Robinson Humphrey.