Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AFL, ALKS, AMLN, GD, GNW, HGSI, IPI, MGM, SNDK, SHAW, VRTX)

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

AFLAC Inc. (NYSE: AFL) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
Alkermes, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALKS) Started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMLN) Started as Sell at Goldman Sachs.
General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD) Raised to Buy at Argus.
Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Human Genome Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSI) Started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Intrepid Potash, Inc. (NYSE: IPI) Raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) Raised to Buy at Sterne Agee.
The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX) Started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.

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