Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ABT, ABAT, AMZN, BAC, GNOM, ELX, GCI, HAL, MJN, NAV, NLSN, TSCO, YRCW, HCA)

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

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) Maintained Hold but cut estimates at Argus.
Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAT) Cut to Market Perform at Rodman & Renshaw.
Amazon.com inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Maintained Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) Reiterated Hold at Argus.
Complete Genomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNOM) Cut to Neutral at UBS.
Emulex Corporation (NYSE: ELX) Raised to Hold at S&P Equity Research (late-Monday).
Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI) Maintained Hold but cut 2011 targets and raised 2012 targets at Argus.
Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) Reiterated Buy and Raised estimates at Jefferies.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE: MJN) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV) Raised to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Nielsen Holdings B.V. (NYSE: NLSN) Started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Tractor Supply Co. (NASDAQ: TSCO) kept as Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA) has come off its so-called quiet period and analysts have initiated their coverage on the stock: Started as Buy at Goldman Sachs; Started as Buy at Citigroup; Started as Outperform at Credit Suisse; Started as Outperform at RBC; Started as Buy at BofA/Ml; Started as Overweight at JPMorgan; Started as Overweight at Barclays.

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