Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (AAPL, BDN, CHTR, CSCO, DELL, DRIV, F, HW, HPQ, IBM, NTAP, OREX, QCOM, RIMM, CNK, RGC)

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

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) Raised to Outperform at Bernstein.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) Started as Market Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE: BDN) Reiterated Buy with $15 target at Argus.

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) Maintained Outperform with $74 target at Credit Suisse.

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) Reiterated Buy with $24 target at Argus.

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Digital River Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV) Raised to Buy at BofA/ML.

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) Started as Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.

Headwaters Inc. (NYSE: HW) Maintained Buy with $6.50 target at Canaccord Genuity.

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) Started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OREX) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.

QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) reiterated Buy with $80 target at Canaccord Genuity.

Research in Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) maintained Hold with $10 target and weak pre-earnings commentary at Canaccord Genuity.

Janney Capital Markets lowered 2012 and 2013 earnings estimates for movie chains Cinemark Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC).

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