Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (MTGE, AMAT, BX, BRCM, DOW, DD, FITB, GNW, GS, HUN, JPM, LYB, M, MCD, SPWRA, TWI, VRSN)

These are some of this Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen having an impact from Wall Street research calls.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. (NASDAQ: MTGE) Started as Hold at Citigroup; Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) Raised to Strong Buy at S&P Equity Research (late Monday call).
The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) Started as Buy at Ticonderoga.
Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCM) Reiterated Buy with $46 target at Argus.
Dow CHemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE: DD) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB) Raised to Outperform at RBC.
Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) Started as Equal-Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE: LYB) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE: M) named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) Cut estimates but maintained Outperform at Credit Suisse.
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWRA) Raised to Buy at Auriga.
Titan International Inc. (NYSE: TWI) named as value stock of the day at Zacks.
VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) Raised to Buy at S&P Equity Research (late Monday call).


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