These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen from Wall Street brokerage and research firms this Tuesday morning.
Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) Cut to Hold at Argus.
Banco Santander (NYSE: STD) Raised to Hold at Societe Generale.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) Cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) Cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) Reiterated Buy but raised target to $140 at Argus; Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ: BRMN) Cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks. Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB) Started as Underweight at Morgan Stanley.
CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) Started as Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) named as Value Stock of the Day at Zacks.
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) Started as Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
H.J. Heinz Company (NYSE: HNZ) Started as Underweight at Morgan Stanley.
Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE: KFT) Started as Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) Reiterated Outperform and raised target to $140 at Credit Suisse.
ProAssurance Corporation (NYSE: PRA) Raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE: S) Reiterated Hold but widened out loss estimates by Argus.
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