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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ACOR, BP, ED, FICO, BEN, GPS, IRBT, KMP, LDK, LTD, ERIC, MXIM, MRGE, MOS, OVTI, PNK)

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

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR) Raised to Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
BP plc (NYSE: BP) Raised to Buy at Soc-Gen.
Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE: ED) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Fair Isaac Corp. (NYSE: FICO) Raised to Hold at Argus.
Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) Maintained Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) Raised to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE: KMP) Started as Buy at Janney Capital.
LDK Solar Co. Inc. (NYSE: LDK) Cut to Hold at Argus.
Limited Brands, Inc. (NYSE: LTD) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs; Reiterated Buy at Argus.
LM Ericsson Telephone Co. (NASDAQ: ERIC) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Merge Healthcare (NASDAQ: MRGE) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Mosaic Co. (NYSE: MOS) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan; Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
OmniVision Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI) Reiterated Buy with $45 target at Gleacher & Co.
Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE: PNK) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.

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