Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ACN, CATO, FVE, FIG, HCBK, MET, SHLD, SINA, SPRD, VIV, THI)

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

Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) Reiterated Buy and Raised target at Argus.
Cato Corporation (NYSE: CATO) Reiterated Strong Buy as Value at Zacks.
Five Star Quality Care Inc. (NYSE: FVE) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG) Started as Outperform with $7 target at Credit Suisse.
Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK) Raised to Market Perform at FBR.
MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET) Reiterated Buy at Argus.
Sears Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) Maintained Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Sina Corporation (NASDAQ: SINA) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Spreadtrum Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRD) Reiterated Buy at BofA/ML.
Telesp S.A. (NYSE: VIV) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) Started as Buy at BofA/ML.

You are invited to join our free daily email distribution list to hear more about analyst upgrades and downgrades, top day trader and active trader alerts, dividend trends, news on Buffett and other investment gurus, IPOs, secondary offerings, private equity, and more.


Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.