These are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls.
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) Started as Outperform at BMO.
Ariad Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) Started as Outperform at BMO.
Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) Started as Underperform at BMO.
Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) Started as Outperform at BMO.
China Life Insurance (NYSE: LFC) Started as Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) Raised to Buy at Auriga.
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) Raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Fusion-io Inc. (NYSE: FIO) Started as Sell at Merriman.
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) Started as Buy at Citigroup.
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) named value stock of the day at Zacks.
Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) Started as Outperform at FBR.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
The Talbots Inc. (NYSE: TLB) Raised to Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO) Cut to Market Perform at Morgan Keegan.
JON C. OGG