Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AIG, ARBA, COG, CSL, CBOE, CLX, DNDN, EBAY, GPS, HIT, KCG, LBTYA, MRVL, MSFT, ONXX, PRU, QNST, SPWRA, VZ)

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

American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) Started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Ariba Inc. (NASDAQ: ARBA) Reiterated Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Cabot Oil & Gas (NYSE: COG) Raised to Buy at Canaccord Genuity.
Carlisle Companies (NYSE: CSL) Reiterated Strong Buy as Value at Zacks.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) Cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.
Clorox Corporation (NYSE: CLX) Cut to UNderweight at Morgan Stanley.
Dendreon Corporation (NASDAQ: DNDN) Maintained Buy and $62 target at Needham.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Raised to Outperform at Pac-Crest.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) Cut to Equal-weight at Barclays.
Hitachi Ltd. (NYSE: HIT) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: KCG) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Liberty Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: LBTYA) Raised to Outperform at Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) Started as Buy at Auriga.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) Reiterated Hold at Argus.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX) maintained Buy but cut target to $48 at Canaccord Genuity.
Prudential Financial. Inc. (NYSE: PRU) Reiterated Outperform at Credit Suisse.
QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: QNST) Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWRA) Cut to Underperform at Needham; Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.

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