Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ADTN, BMR, COF, CETV, ERTS, EPB, IDIX, LYG, MMM, NTGR, PLD, PL, SWC, TOL, TSM, VRTX, WSM)

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

Adtran Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) Reiterated Buy with $49 target at Argus.
BioMed Realty (NYSE: BMR) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) Reiterated Sell at Argus.
Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: CETV) Started as Underperform at Credit Suisse.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) Reiterated Hold at Argus.
El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) Started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IDIX) Started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE: LYG) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Netgear Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR) Cut to Equal-Weight at Barclays.
ProLogis (NYSE: PLD) Cut to Underperform at Jefferies.
Protective Life Corp. (NYSE: PL) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Stillwater Mining Co. (NYSE: SWC) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (NYSE: TSM) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: VRTX) Started as Underperform at Credit Suisse.
Williams-Sonoma Inc. (NYSE: WSM) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.

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