These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Monday morning.
Avalon Rare Metals, Inc. (AMEX: AVL) Started as Sector Outperform at CIBC.
Boyd Gaming Corp. (NYSE: BYD) Cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks Investment Research.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) Raised to Hold at Citigroup.
Demand Media Inc. (NYSE: DMD) Started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs; Started as Buy at UBS.
Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) Cut to Underperform at BofA-ML.
Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) Started as Sector Outperform at CIBC.
Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP) Cut to Hold at Argus.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) Started as Buy at BofA-ML; Started as Buy at Deutsche Bank; Started as Overweight at JPMorgan; Started as Outperform at William Blair.
PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) Raised to Overweight at Barclays.
Sara Lee Corporation (NYSE: SLE) Cut to Neutral at Zacks Investment Research.
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) Raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
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