Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMD, ALKS, AMSG, ERTS, EXPE, FSLR, GXP, GMCR, GPRE, ITRI, NFLX, OXY, SLE, UTX)

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

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) Raised to Buy at UBS.
Alkermes plc (NASDAQ: ALKS) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
AmSurg Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSG) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) Maintained Neutral but raised estimates at Janney.
Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) Raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Raised to Hold at Maxim Group.
Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) Raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) Started as Buy with $130 target at Argus.
Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) Started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) Started as Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) Raised to Buy at Merriman.
Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Sara Lee Corporation (NYSE: SLE) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) Raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.

Also, here are the top analyst calls of the last week which carry over far beyond just the day and week.