Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AMAT, BDX, DD, GCO, HPQ, HIBB, IM, KOG, NBR, NFLX, NR, QCOM, RIMM, SPB)

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

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) Started as Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE: BDX) Reiterated Buy with $87 target at Argus.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE: DD) Started as Neutral at UBS.
Genesco Inc. (NYSE: GCO) named as Value stock of the day at Zacks.
Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) Raised to Outperform at RBC.
Hibbett Sporting Goods (NASDAQ: HIBB) named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Ingram Micro, Inc. (NYSE: IM) named as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: KOG) Reiterated Outperform and raised target to $11 at Credit Suisse.
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) maintained Sell but cut target to $57 at Canaccord Genuity.
Newpark Resources (NYSE: NR) Started as Hold at Canaccord Genuity.
QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) Started as Outperform at Scotia.
Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ: RIMM) Raised to Market Perform at Bernstein.
Spectrum Brands Inc (NYSE: SPB) Started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.


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