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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AAP, ARO, AEO, CF, CMCSA, CMA, CY, KCI, KKD, LULU, MRO, ORCL, PRU, RSH, SMTC, SQNS, UTI, WEN, YHOO)

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

Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO) Raised to Market Perform at FBR Capital.
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) Raised to Outperform at FBR Capital.
CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CF) Maintained Strong Buy as Value at Zacks.
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) added to Focus List at Citigroup.
Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) Reiterated Strong Buy as Aggressive Growth at Zacks.
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: KCI) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) Maintained Strong Buy as Momentum & Value at Zacks.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) Cut to Underperform at FBR Capital.
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) Reiterated Buy but raised target to $60 at Argus.
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) Raised to Buy at ThinkEquity.
Prudential Financial. Inc. (NYSE: PRU) Added to Focus List at Credit Suisse.
RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Semtech Corp. (NASDAQ: SMTC) Reiterated Buy but raised target to $33 at Gleacher & Co.
Sequans Communications SA (NYSE: SQNS) Started as Outperform at Baird; Started as Buy at Needham; Started as Buy at UBS.
Universal Tech Institute (NYSE: UTI) Maintained Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc. (NYSE: WEN) Reiterated Sell at Argus.
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) Maintained Buy with $19 target at BofA/ML.

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