Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AFL, AAPL, AIZ, BBT, BUCY, DWA, HANS, BEE, TK, TXT, USB)

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

Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Started as Buy at Stern Agee (late Monday call).
Assurant Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
BB&T Corp. (NYSE: BBT) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Bucyrus International (NASDAQ: BUCY) Maintained Buy but removed from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
DreamWorks Animation SKG (NYSE: DWA) Cut to Market Weight at Thomas Weisel.
Hansen Natural Corporation (NYSE: HANS) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Strategic Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: BEE) Raised to Outperform at KBW.
Teekay Corp. (NYSE: TK) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) Raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
US Bancorp (NYSE: USB) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.

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