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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ALU, ACI, CLS, EBAY, FSLR, HES, HCBK, KBH, LULU, PKI, RENN, SKT)

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

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) Started as Buy at Soc-Gen.
Celestica Inc. (NYSE: CLS) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Maintained Neutral but raised target to $135 from $100 at Credit Suisse.
Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Hudson City Bancorp (NASDAQ: HCBK) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) Raised to Hold at S&P Equity Research (late-Wednesday call).
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) Cut to Neutral at Stern Agee.
PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) Started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. (NYSE: SKT) Started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.

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JON C. OGG