Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMD, ACI, CTXS, EQIX, JDSU, NVDA, FTO, SO, SYMC)

These are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research notes:

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) Cut to Market Perform at FBR.
Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) Raised to Outperform at Macquarie.
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) Raised to Outperform at Baird.
Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
JDS Uniphase Corporation (NASDAQ: JDSU) Raised to Buy at S&P Equity Research (late Wednesday call).
NVIDIA Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) Cut to Market Perform at FBR.
Frontier Oil (NYSE: FTO) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie.
Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) Cut to Hold at Soleil.
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) Cut to Market Perform at FBR; Cut to Market Perform at Morgan Keegan.

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