Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ALU, ALL, AMZN, AU, CA, CHKP, COST, GE, HON, KEY, MYGN, PCLN, SIX, SFD, MMM, TYC, UTX)

These are some of this Wednesday’s key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) Started as Outperform at RBC. Inc. (NASAQ: AMZN) Cut to Hold at Benchmark.
AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
CA Inc. (NYSE: CA) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Check Point Software Technologies (NASDAQ: CHKP) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) Cut to Neutral at UBS.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) Started as Buy at Nomura.
Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) Started as Buy at Nomura.
KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Myriad Genetics inc. (NASDAQ: MYGN) Raised to Outperform at RBC. Incorporated (NASDAQ: PCLN) Raised to Outperform at Morgan Keegan.
Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE: SIX) Started as Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) Raised to Outperform at BMO.
3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) Started as Reduce at Nomura.
Tyco International (NYSE: TYC) Started as Reduce at Nomura.
United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) Started as Buy at Nomura.

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