Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AMD, BIDU, CHC, GLW, CTRP, CSX, DISCA, FSLR, GME, HON, HGSI, KEY, NSC, PWRD, SVVS, SHLD, SINA, SBIB)
These are some of this Wednesday’s key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) Cut to Market Perform at JMP Securities.
Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) Started as Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
China Hydroelectric Corp. (NYSE: CHC) Started as Buy at Roth Capital.
Corning Inc. (NYSE: GLW) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Ctrip.com International (NASDAQ: CTRP) Started as Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA) Raised to Outperform at Cowen.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
GameStop Corporation (NYSE: GME) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) Raised to Outperform at RBC.
Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSI) Cut to Hold at Citi; Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) Cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.
Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) Cut to Sell at Citi; Cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.
SAVVIS Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVS) Raised to Buy at Kaufman Bros.
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) Maintain Underperform but Cut target to $55 at Credit Suisse.
Sina Corp. (NASDAQ: SINA) Started as Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
Sterling Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBIB) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
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