These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls this Friday. No analyst calls will be made on Monday in the United States as it is a market holiday in observance of Memorial Day.
Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL) Maintained Buy but cut target price down from $75 to $63 at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ: CRZO) Reinstated as Neutral with $30 target at Credit Suisse.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) Maintained Buy with $44 target at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
E-House China Holdings Limited (NYSE: EJ) Reinstated as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) Reiterated Buy with $30 target at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN) Started as Buy at SunTrust Robinson Humphreys.
Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU) Cut to Hold at KeyBanc.
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) Maintained Neutral with $20 target at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.
Here were Thursday’s Five Highly Unusual Upgrades and Downgrades which really stood out or which moved stocks.
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JON C. OGG