Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (A, MT, AUO, CMCSA, COP, K, KFT, LDK, NVO, PLD, RIMM, STX, STRA)

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

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
AU Optronics (NYSE: AUO) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Raised to Buy at Kaufman Bros.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie.
Kellogg Inc. (NYSE: K) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE: KFT) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) Raised to Buy at Needham.
Novo Nordisk (NYSE: NVO) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
ProLogis (NYSE: PLD) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Research in Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) Cut to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.
Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA) Cut to Neutral at Baird.

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