These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Wednesday morning.
Bankrate Inc. (NYSE: RATE) Started as Buy at Citigroup; Started as buy at Stifel Nicolaus; Started as Outperform at RBC.
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) Raised to Outperform at Raymond James.
Dollar Financial (NASDAQ: DLLR) Reiterated Buy as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) Raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Grupo Televisa S.A. (NYSE: TV) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) Raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.
International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) Reiterated Outperform but raised target to $24 at Credit Suisse.
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) removed from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs; also downgraded at William Blair, Oppenheimer, and Citigroup.
Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) Reiterated Outperform and raised target to $60 from Credit Suisse.
LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) Started as Market Perform at William Blair.
Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (NASDAQ: MPEL) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $19.10 at Citigroup.
National Oilwell Varco (NYSE: NOV) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $100 at Canaccord Genuity.
Patriot Coal Corporation (NYSE: PCX) Removed from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
Phillip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $80 at Argus.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) Raised to Buy at Janney Capital.
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