Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AKS, ATO, BRCM, BRCD, DUK, EMC, HA, HNT, IRM, MCD, NTAP, NVDA, SKX, SO, TPX, TWX, VAL, WPI, WY)

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

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) Cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.

Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE: ATO) Maintained Hold but cut estimates at Argus.

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) Started as Outperform at Wedbush.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) Raised to Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) Raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) Raised to Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HA) named Value Stock of the Day at Zacks.

Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.

Iron Mountain Inc. (NYSE: IRM) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE: MCD) Maintained Outperform on Focus List but cut target to $104 at Credit Suisse.

NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) Raised to Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) Raised to Buy at UBS.

Skechers USA Inc. (NYSE: SKX) Raised to Buy at Stern Agee.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Tempur Pedic International Inc. (NYSE: TPX) Cut to Market Perform at William Blair.

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) Raised to Market Perform at Bernstein.

The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.

Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) Cut to Neutral at Piper Jaffray

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) Raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.

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