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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ARO, BRCM, CPB, CCL, DMND, HMA, KBH, LPX, DGX, RCL, SLM, S, TSO, TXN, TWC, WRB)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Wednesday morning.

Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO) Raised to Hold at KeyBanc.
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL) Started as Neutral with $43 target at Credit Suisse.
Diamond Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) Cut to Hold at BB&T.
Health Management Associates Inc. (NYSE: HMA) Removed from Focus List at Credit Suisse.
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) Reiterated Hold at Argus; Maintained Underperform at Credit Suisse.
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) Started as Outperform at Macquarie.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) Started as Outperform and $55 target at Credit Suisse.
SLM Corp. (NYSE: SLM) Cut to Neutral at Zacks.
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) Reiterated Outperform with $8 target at Credit Suisse.
Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) Maintained as Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE: TXN) Reiterated Buy and $40 target at Argus.
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) Reiterated Buy at Argus.
W.R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.

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