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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BHI, CHTR, CIM, EW, HAL, JNPR, ORCL, RF, SINA, TPX, UNFI, VZ)

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

Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie.

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) Started as Outperform at Sanford Bernstein.

Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE: EW) Reiterated Buy but raised target to $103 at Canaccord Genuity.

Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie.

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) Cut to Hold at Needham.

Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) maintained Hold with $30 target at Canaccord Genuity.

Regions Financial (NYSE: RF) Raised to Outperform at Macquarie.

SINA Corporation (NASDAQ: SINA) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.

Tempur-Pedic International (NYSE: TPX) Cut to Neutral at Wedbush Morgan.

United Natural Foods (NASDAQ: UNFI) Reiterated Buy and raised target to $58 at Canaccord Genuity; Maintained Hold at Argus.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) Reiterated Buy but raised target to $47 from $44 at Argus.

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JON C. OGG