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Top Ten Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AGU, BLX, GNW, HBC, JEF, MU, NSC, POT, SKS, VVUS)

Source: Jon Ogg
These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning.

Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU) Cut to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital Markets.
Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior, S.A. (NYSE: BLX) named as value stock of the day at Zacks Investment Research.
Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW) Downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Zacks Investment Research.
HSBC Holdings PLC (NYSE: HBC) maintained Underperform but also named as Bear of the Day at Zacks Investment Research.
Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF) Cut to Hold from Buy by Meredith Whitney (Late-Wednesday call).
Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) Maintained Buy with $11 target at Stern Agee; maintained as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) maintained Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks Investment Research.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) Raised to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets.
Saks Inc. (NYSE: SKS) Downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Zacks Investment Research.
VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS) Cut to Neutral from Buy at Roth Capital; Maintained as Outperform at Credit Suisse.

JON C. OGG

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