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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CLS, GLW, EFX, FNFG, INTU, MFE, MPEL, PTEN, RIMM, CRM, YGE)

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

Celestica Inc. (NYSE: CLS) Raised to Outperform at Scotia.
Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
First Niagara Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ: FNFG) Cut to Neutral at Janney (late yesterday call).
Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) Maintain Outperform and Raised target to $45 at Oppenheimer.
McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE) Cut to Market Perform at FBR.
Melco Crown PBL (NASDAQ: MPEL) Started as Neutral at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEN) Cut to Neutral at Sterne Agee.
Research in Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) Cut to Underweight at Morgan Stanley.
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) Maintained Buy and Raised target to $120 at Kaufman Bros.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. (NYSE: YGE) Reiterated Buy and Raised Target at Auriga.

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