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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AKAM, AEO, BA, KO, DE, EBAY, FDX, FSLR, LDK, NTSP, SQM, SSCC, SHO, SPWRA, TIN, TSO, YUM)

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

Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Raised to Buy w/ $60 target at Lazard.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) Raised to Buy at Janney.
Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) Cut 2011 estimates at RBC and JPMorgan.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) Reiterated Buy but raised target to $72 from $66 at BofA/ML.
Deere & Co (NYSE: DE) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Cut to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.
FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) Raised to Outperform and $111 price target at Credit Suisse.
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Raised to Buy and $148 target at ThinkEquity.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) Raised to Buy and $15 target at ThinkEquity.
NetSpend Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSP) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo; Started as Buy at BofA/ML; Started as Buy at SunTrust.
Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (NYSE: SQM) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (NASDAQ: SSCC) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (NYSE: SHO) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWRA) Raised to Buy and $20 target at ThinkEquity.
Temple-Inland Inc. (NYSE: TIN) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) Raised to Outperform at Macquerie.
YUM! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) Raised target to $58 from $54 at Credit Suisse.

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