These are some of this Thursday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms.
Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) Raised to Outperform at BMO.
Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM) Started as Overweight at Barclays.
F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) Raised to Buy at Gleacher & Co.; Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) Cut to Neutral at Ticonderoga.
Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK) Cut to Underperform at FBR; Cut to Equal-Weight at Barclays.
MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ: MNKD) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Massey Energy Co. (NYSE: MEE) Cut to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.
Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
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