These are some of this Thursday’s key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $198 at BofA/ML.
American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ: AGNC) Raised to Buy with $30 target at BofA/ML.
American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $53 at BofA/ML.
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) Raised to Buy with $18.50 target at BofA/ML.
Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) Started as Buy at Citigroup.
Atheros Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) Cut to Market Perform at William Blair.
BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. (NYSE: BJ) Maintained Hold but cut estimates at Argus.
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) Started as Hold at Wunderlich.
China Mobile Limited (NYSE: CHL) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
DR Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) Maintained Outperform with $36 target at Credit Suisse.
Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MSI) Started as Hold at Argus.
Rackspace Hosting, Inc (NYSE: RAX) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GOLD) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
If you missed yesterday’s analyst calls from 247WallSt.com, the Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades included tickers AA, AMZN, AEP, ADSK, AAPL, BKS, BA, KO, HBAN, NFLX, GOOG, PEP, PCLN, Q, SONC, YHOO.
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