Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (CHD, GSIC, MW, SPWRA, TSO, VCLK)

It is a Friday in late-August, so the research calls are pretty thin.  These are some of today’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen this morning:

Church & Dwight Co. Inc. (NYSE: CHD) Raised to Outperform at BMO; a safe defensive stock for a bear market.
GSI Commerce Inc. (NASDAQ: GSIC) Started as Buy at Citigroup.
The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE: MW) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA) Raised to Buy at Soleil.
Tesoro Corp. (NYSE: TSO) Raised to Outperform at RBC.
ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCLK) Cut to Sell at S&P Equity Research (late Thursday call)

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