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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMZN, AMR, BIDU, FSLR, GE, JNS, LULU, MS, NOVA, OVTI, PFE, PLCM, RNET, WDR)

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

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Reiterated Buy with $198 target at BofA/ML.
AMR Corporation (NYSE: AMR) maintained as Buy with $10 target at Argus.
Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) Started as Outperform at Macquarie.
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) Reiterated Outperform and raised target to $23 at Credit Suisse.
Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) Raised target to $75 at RBC.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) Reiterated Buy and raised targets at Argus.
NovaMed Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVA) Raised to Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
OmniVision Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI) Cut to Neutral at Baird.
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) Reiterated Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM) Cut to Hold at Argus.
RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET) STarted as Buy at Jefferies.
Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (NYSE: WDR) Raised to BUy at BofA/ML.

In case you missed the top six analyst calls of last week, we chose F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ: MNKD), PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDLI), Sterling Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBIB), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) as those top calls.  Also, in biotech and pharma there were many standout upgrades and downgrades during the week.

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JON C. OGG

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