Top 10 Analyst Upgrades, Downgrades, Initiations (ADBE, ARIA, BX, CMO, CRL, GPS, RHT, RSH, VECO, VRSN)

These are this Monday’s top ten analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations in Wall Street research calls:

Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Ariad Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ARIA) Raised to Overweight at JP Morgan.
Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) Raised to Outperform at KBW.
Charles River Labs (CRL) Cut to Equal Weight at Barclays.
Gap Inc. (GPS) Cut to Equal Weight at Barclays.
Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Capstead Mortgage (NYSE: CMO) Raised to Outperform at KBW.
RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) Started as Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
VeriSign (NASDAQ: VRSN) Cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.

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Jon C. Ogg
November 9, 2009