Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AAP, AMD, BKD, SCHW, MY, DF, DNN, IHG, PAAS, PWRD, VFC)

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

Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) Raised to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) Maintained Buy and $12 target at Gleacher & Co.
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) Raised to Outperform at Morgan Keegan.
The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) Cut to Market Perform at FBR.
China Ming Yang Wind Power (NYSE: MY) Started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF) Cut to Sell at S&P Equity Research.
Denison Mines Corp. (AMEX: DNN) Raised to Hold at TD.
Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE: IHG) Raised to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) targets Raised by Raymond James and by TD.
Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) Started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.
VF Corp. (NYSE: VFC) Cut to Neutral at Bank Of America Merrill Lynch.

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