Alcatel-Lucent S.A. (NYSE: ALU) Maintained Sell with $2.00 target at S&P.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Started as Buy at ThinkEquity.
Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) Cut to Hold at Argus.
ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) Raised to Neutral at BNP Paribas.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) Cut to Neutral at Baird.
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) Raised to Buy at Lazard (late Wednesday call).
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Started as Buy at ThinkEquity.
Express Scripts Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX) Reiterated Buy and raised target from $65 to $67 at BofA/ML.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) Started as Buy at ThinkEquity.
HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Janus Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: JNS) Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) Reiterated Buy and raised target from $60 to $65 at BofA/ML.
Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) Started as Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) Cut to Neutral at Baird.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) Started as Hold at ThinkEquity.
If you enjoyed the top analyst upgrades and downgrades, you can join our free email newsletter that includes analyst summaries each morning sent right to your inbox. We also cover top issues such as IPOs, special financial exclusives, mergers and more. Sign up in the box below.
JON C. OGG