Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ATU, BP, GLW, ENOC, HLS, ITMN, MU, NWS, SNDK, RIG)

These are some of this Thursday morning’s top analyst research calls seen in upgrades, downgrades, and initiations:

Actuant Corp. (NYSE: ATU) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
BP plc (NYSE: BP) Called as Buy at NCB Stockbrokers (UK) on recent weakness.
Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) Started as Buy at Stern Agee.
EnerNOC (NASDAQ: ENOC) Raised to Buy at Janney.
HealthSouth Corp. (NYSE: HLS) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
InterMune Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) Downgraded to Market Perform at Wells Fargo, although this may be a yesterday call as most cuts came yesterday.
Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) Started as Buy at Stern Agee.
News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan late Wednesday.
SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) Started as Buy at Stern Agee.
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) Cut to Hold at Weeden & Co.

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