Top 10 Analyst Upgrades, Downgrades, Initiations (AEP, ARRS, AGO, IRE, ESRX, KBH, MTL, MU, RFMD, SPG)

These are ten of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from early Wall Street research calls this Wednesday morning:

American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) Started as Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Arris Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE: AGO) Raised to Outperform at KBW.
Bank of Ireland (NYSE: IRE) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL) Cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.
Micron Technology Inc. (NYSE: MU) Reiterated Buy ($10 target) at Auriga.
RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE: SPG) Started as Outperform at KBW.

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Jon C. Ogg

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