These are some of this Friday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms.
Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Started as Neutral at Collins Stewart.
Danaher Corp. (NYSE: DHR) Cut to Hold at S&P Equity Research (late-Thursday call).
Flextronics International (NASDAQ: FLEX) Reiterated Outperform and raised target to $10 at Credit Suisse.
Frontier Oil Corp. (NYSE: FTO) Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) Reiterated Neutral and $21 target BofA/ML; Positive comments from Goldman Sachs.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) Raised target to $800 at Jefferies; Reiterated Outperform and raised target to $750 at Credit Suisse; Reiterated Buy and raised target to $750 at BofA/ML.
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
RealNetworks Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK) Raised to Hold at S&P Equity Research (late-Thursday call).
Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVBD) Started as Overweight at JPMorgan.
Rockwell Collins. Inc. (NYSE: ROC) Raised to Outperform and $85 target at Credit Suisse.
SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE: SVU) listed as Bear of the Day and maintained Underperform at Zacks Equity Research.
Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan; Cut to Underperform at Needham.
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) Reiterated Outperform and raised target to $50 at Credit Suisse.
Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) Raised to Outperform and listed as Bull of the Day at Zacks Equity Research.
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