Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (BHP, BUCY, CAT, KO, CREE, DPS, INTU, JOYG, KMB, NLST, PEP, POT, SNH, CODE, TCO)
These are some of this Tuesday’s key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.
BHP Billiton plc (NYSE: BHP) Started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Bucyrus International (NASDAQ: BUCY) Cut to Neutral at Baird; Cut to Neutral at Sterne Agee; Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Raised to Outperform at Raymond James.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) Started as Outperform at Bernstein.
Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) Raised to Outperform at Morgan Keegan.
Dr. Pepper Snapple (NYSE: DPS) Started as Outperform at Bernstein.
Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) Reiterated Buy and Raised Target to $54 at BofA/ML.
Joy Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JOYG) Cut to Neutral at Sterne Agee.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB), a stock to own for the next decade, Started as Hold at Jefferies.
Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST) Cut to Hold at Needham.
PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) Started At Outperform By Bernstein >PEP
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) Raised to Sector Outperform at CIBC.
Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Spansion Inc. (NASDAQ: CODE) Started as Buy at Needham.
Taubman Centers. Inc. (NYSE: TCO) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
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