Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ABB, BAC, BK, ABX, CVX, PLCE, KOF, COP, EBAY, ESLR, DD, HES, INTC, ITRI, JNPR, ERIC, NOV, PTEN, URBN, YUM)
These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning.
ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse; Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) Maintained Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK) Cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCE) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Coca-Cola Femsa (NYSE: KOF) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank; Raised to Buy at S&P Equity Research.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
Evergreen Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: ESLR) Cut to Sell at Wunderlich.
EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE: DD) Maintained Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) Maintained as Strong Buy and Value at Zacks.
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) Cut to Sell at Wunderlich.
Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) Reiterated Buy and $49 target at Argus.
LM Ericsson Telephone Co. (NASDAQ: ERIC) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE: NOV) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: PTEN) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) Cut to Market Perform at William Blair.
Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) Reiterated Buy and Raised target to $62 at Argus.
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