Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ADBE, AMD, ACAS, BCS, CPST, DNDN, XOM, FCX, GE, INTC, LOCM, MPEL, SYMC, TGT, VOD, WMT)

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These are some of this Monday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms.

Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) Raised to Buy with $35.50 target at BofA/ML.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) Raised to Buy at Nomura; Reiterated Buy at Gleacher with $12 target.
American Capital, Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACAS) Started as Overweight at JPMorgan.
Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Capstone Turbine Corp. (NASDAQ: CPST) Started as Buy at Merriman.
Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ: DNDN) Reiterated Buy with $44 target at BofA/ML.
ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) Cut to Equal-Weight at Barclays.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. (NYSE: FCX) Raised to Buy at Stifel.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) Raised to Buy with $23 target at UBS.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) Reiterated Buy with $26 target at Argus; Reiterated Buy and raised target to $27 at Gleacher.
Local.com Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM) Cut to Neutral at Merriman.
Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (NASDAQ: MPEL) Raised to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Vodafone Group PLC (NYSE: VOD) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

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