These are some of this Wednesday’s top analyst calls with upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research firms.
BP plc (NYSE: BP) Cut to Hold at Societe Generale.
CIENA Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN) Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
International Gaming Technology (NYSE: IGT) Raised to Hold at Argus.
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) Cut to Neutral at Collins Stewart.
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) Raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
MBIA Inc. (NYSE: MBI) Raised to Hold at S&P Equity Research (late Tuesday call)..
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) Raised to Buy at Roth Capital.
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE: STM) Cut to Sell at S&P Equity Research.
Strayer Education Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA) Cut to Underperform and listed as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Tellabs Inc. (NASDAQ: TLAB) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) Raised to Outperform and called Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Western Digital Corporation (NYSE: WDC) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
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