These are this Thursday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls:
AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) Raised to Neutral at Merriman Curhan Ford.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Raised to Market Perform at First Global.
Blackrock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) Maintained Buy but removed from Conviction Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Continental Airline (NYSE: CAL) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Corinthian Colleges (NASDAQ: COCO) Cut to Neutral at at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
Cree Inc. (NASSDAQ: CREE) Cut to Neutral at Merriman Curhan Ford.
Franklin Resources (NYSE: BEN) Raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW) Cut to Sell at Deutsche Bank.
Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) Cut to Neutral at SunTrust.
Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
US Airways (NYSE: LCC) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) Raised to Overweight at Barclays.
Western Union Co. (NYSE: WU) Cut to Neutral at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
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JON C. OGG
FEBRUARY 4, 2010
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