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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ATHN, BP, OHI, FII, JPM, GS, LVS, MOS, RBA, RGLD, VVUS, VOD, WYNN)

These are some of this Friday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street firms:

Athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
BP plc (NYSE: BP) Cut to Hold at Standpoint; maintained at HOLD per S&P Equity Research.
Omega Healthcare (NYSE: OHI) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Federated Investors (NYSE: FII) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie.
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) Raised to Buy at BofA/Merrill Lynch; Raaised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
The Mosaic Co. (NYSE: MOS) Raised to Overweight at JMorgan.
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE: RBA) has seen targets or ratings trimmed at BMO, Raymond James, RBC, Paradigm, and more.
Royal Gold, Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLD) Raised to Buy at UBS.
VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) has been downgraded by Needham, Jefferies, JPMorgan, Brean Murray, and likely others.
Vodafone plc (NYSE: VOD) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) Started as Buy at Jefferies.

JON C. OGG