These are some of Friday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Started as Neutral at Nomura.
Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) Started as Neutral with $13 target at Credit Suisse.
Boston Beer Company (NYSE: SAM) named Momentum stock of the day at Zacks.
Cameron International (NYSE: CAM) Reiterated Buy with $73 target at BofA/ML.
Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM) Raised to Neutral at Stern Agee.
Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW) Raised to Neutral at Citigroup.
Magnum Hunter Resources (NYSE: MHR) reiterated Buy and raised target to $8.00 at Canaccord Genuity.
Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (NASDAQ: MPEL) maintained Neutral but cut target to $14 at JPMorgan.
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) Reiterated Buy with $18 target at BofA/ML.
Parker Drilling Company (NYSE: PKD) named value stock of the day at Zacks.
Plexus Corporation (NASDAQ: PLXS) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF) Started as Outperform at BMO Capital.
SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE: SVU) Reinstated as Neutral at BofA/ML.
United Therapeutics (NASDAQ: UTHR) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day as Zacks.
Zimmer Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ZMH) Cut to Hold at Argus.
JON C. OGG