Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AAPL, ACP, STD, EL, GERN, GOOG, HCBK, IART, RIMM, SMP, TJX, TSCO, V, WNR)

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

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $500 at Canaccord Genuity.
Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) Started as Neutral with $30 target at Credit Suisse.
Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE: STD) Cut to Underperform at Bernstein.
Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) Started as Neutral with $95 target at Credit Suisse.
Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN) Started as Overweight at JPMorgan.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) Cut to Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley.
Hudson City Bancorp (NASDAQ: HCBK) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: IART) Started as Neutral at BofA/ML.
Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) Maintained Hold and $35 target at Canaccord Genuity.
Standard Motor Products (NYSE: SMP) Maintained Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TJX) Raised to Hold at Citigroup.
Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $80 at BofA/ML.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $100 at Argus.
Western Refining Inc. (NYSE: WNR) Reiterated Buy as Value at Zacks.

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