These are some of Friday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls.
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) Cut to Market Perform at KBW.
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) Raised to Buy at Janney.
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
Cree Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) Started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) Cut to Equal-Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) Raised to Buy at Stern Agee.
Honda Motor Company (NYSE: HMC) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) Cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
Pepsico Inc. (NYSE: PEP) Started as Hold at Jefferies.
Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) named Value stock of the day at Zacks.
Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE: SFD) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) Started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
JON C. OGG