Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ALXN, BAC, F, HSP, ITRI, KND, NFLX, PX, RRC, THI, URBN, V)

These are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this morning.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) Cut to Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley.
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) Maintained Neutral and cut target to $14 from $16 at Credit Suisse.
Hospira Inc. (NYSE: HSP) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML, but named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) Started as Outperform with $60 target at Credit Suisse; maintained Buy and $50 target at Canaccord Genuity.
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND) named as Value stock of the day at Zacks.
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) Cut to Neutral at Citigroup (boy, how timely).
Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX) Cut to Underperform from Buy at BofA/ML.
Range Resources Corporation (NYSE: RRC) Reiterated Sell at Canaccord Genuity.
Tim Hortons, Inc (NYSE: THI) Started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) Cut to Market Perform at FBR.