Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MDRX, AEP, AAPL, BHI, BZH, CBS, CSCO, FL, FRX, HPQ, IPG, KGC, KBH, MPEL, NTAP, PPL, PCLN, PHM, STX, TOL, WDC, WYNN)
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions (NASDAQ: MDRX) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE: AEP) raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) started as Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) raised to Buy at Soc-Gen.
Beazer Homes USA Inc. (NYSE: BZH) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs and raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.
Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE: FL) maintained Buy but raised target to $40 at Canaccord Genuity.
Forest Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: FRX) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) reiterated as Buy with a $27 target very late in the afternoon on Wednesday at BofA.
The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE: IPG) raised to Buy at Nomura.
Kinross Gold (NYSE: KGC) cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity.
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (NASDAQ: MPEL) started as Underperform at Jefferies.
NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) cut to Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.
PPL Corp. (NYSE: PPL) raised to Buy at UBS.
Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) cut to Neutral at Lazard.
PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE: PHM) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) started as Buy at Lazard.
Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL) cut to Underweight at JPMorgan.
Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) started as Buy at Lazard.
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