Here are top research calls for analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations made today:
Central European Distribution Corp. (NASDAQ: CEDC) Started as Buy at Citigroup.
ExxonMobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) Cut to Sector Perform and $70 target at RBC (third cut in two days).
Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMAN) Started as Outperform at Baird; Started as Buy at Stifel Nicolaus; Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Kulicke & Soffa Industries inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) Cut to Underperform at Oppenheimer.
Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ: RIMM) Cut target to $90 at TD.
Sanmina-SCI Corp. (NASDAQ: SANM) Reiterated Buy at Needham.
Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (NYSE: SKH) Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: VSEA) Started as Overweight at JPMorgan.
Verigy, Ltd. (NASDAQ: VRGY) Cut to Underperform at Oppenheimer.