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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AAPL, AMAT, AVGO, CMED, D, FDO, ISRG, MDT, ORCC, PEG, QLIK, RLD, RIMM)

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

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Reiterated Overweight and $340 target at Barclays.
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) Cut to Underperform at First Global.
Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) Reiterated Buy and $30 target at Gleacher.
China Medical Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: CMED) Started as Buy with $16 target at Deutsche Bank.
Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D) Cut to Underweight at Morgan Stanley.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) Cut to Market Perform at BMO.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Medtronic, Inc.(NYSE: MDT) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo; Cut to Market Perform at William Blair.
Online Resources Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCC) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG) Cut to Underweight at Morgan Stanley.
Qlik Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLIK) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD) Started as Outperform By BMO; Started as Overweight at Piper Jaffray; Started as Overweight at JPMorgan.
Research in Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) Cut to Hold an $48 target at GMP.

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