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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AA, AXP, AMLN, AMAT, NILE, CSCO, ETN, HBAN, HSY, JCI, JNPR, KEY, LXK, LTD, PNC, TXN)

These are this Tuesday’s analyst upgrades and downgrades seen from Wall Street research calls:

Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA) Raised to Market Perform from Underperform at BMO Capital.
American Express (NYSE: AXP) Raised to Neutral from Sell at Ladenberg Thalmann.
Amylin Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: AMLN) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Blue Nile (NASDAQ: NILE) Started as Hold at Benchmark.
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) Reiterated Hold at Auriga.
Eaton Corp. (NYSE: ETN) Raised to Buy at KeyBanc.
Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ: HBAN) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) Reinstated as Conviction Sell at Goldman Sachs.
Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) Cut to Neutral at UBS.
Juniper Networks (NASDAQ: JNPR) Reiterated Sell at Auriga.
KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Lexmark International (NYSE: LXK) Raised to Overweight at Barclays.
Limited Brands (NYSE: LTD) Raised to Outperform at BMO Capital.
PNC Financial (NYSE: PNC) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) Reiterated Sell at Auriga; yet Maintained Buy at Broadpoint AmTech.

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JON C. OGG