Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AU, CIM, EMC, GOOG, MRVL, SPR, TNK, TEX, VRSN)

These are some of this Wednesday’s top analyst research calls for upgrades, downgrades, and initiations:

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE: AU) Cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.
Chimera Investment Corp. (NYSE: CIM) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) Cut estimates and Target (to $566 from $639) at JPMorgan.
Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) Started as Neutral (late yesterday).
Spirit Aerosystems (NYSE: SPR) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE: TNK) Started as Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Terex Corp. (NYSE: TEX) Cut to Hold at KeyBanc.
VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.


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