These are some of this Thursday’s key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE: CM) Raised to Equal-Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: CTB) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Edison International (NYSE: EIX) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Focus Media Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ: FMCN) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: GT) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD) Raised to Outperform at FBR.
Janus Capital Group (NYSE: JNS) Raised to Overweight at Barclays.
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Legg Mason Inc. (NYSE: LM) Raised to Overweight at Barclays.
Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) Cut to Market Perform at FBR.
OpenTable, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN) Started as Perform at Oppenheimer.
Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE: RY) Cut to Underweight at Morgan Stanley.
Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA) Cut to Neutral at Stern Agee.
Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) Raised to Buy at UBS.
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