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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)

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

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.

CBS Corp, (NYSE: CBS) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.

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.

Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.

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JON C. OGG