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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BHI, BEAM, BA, CSCO, ECL, FXCM, GPS, GE, HPQ, IBM, IBKR, ITT, KMP, PAA, TAL, TER)

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

Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) Cut to Market Perform at BMO.
Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM) Started as Hold at Argus.
Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) Started as Buy at IS Group.
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) Cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) Cut to Sell at Citigroup.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) Started as Overweight at Barclays.
Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) Started as Buy at ISI Group.
International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) Started as Outperform at Macquarie.
Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ: IBKR) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) Started as Equal-Weight at Barclays.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (NYSE: KMP) Started as Neutral at JPMorgan.
Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE: PAA) Started as Overweight at JPMorgan.
TAL International Group, Inc. (NYSE: TAL) named Value stock of the day at Zacks.
Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE: TER) lowered target to $12 as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

JON C. OGG