These are some of this Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls:
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) Raised to Outperform at FBR.
Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) Raised to Sector Perform at Scotia.
Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: STD) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
General Maritime (NYSE: GMR) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) Raised to Outperform at KBW.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) Raised to Equal-Weight at Barclays.
MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (NYSE: WFR) Raised to Buy at Kaufman Bros.
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) Cut to Hold at Brean Murray; Reiterated Buy at Needham.
Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM) Raised to Buy at Ladenberg Thalmann; Started as Hold at Jefferies.
Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) Cut to Underweight at JPMorgan.
State Street Corp. (NYSE: STT) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
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