Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADTN, AB, ANH, CRUS, CLWR, CS, XOM, GNC, HAIN, HTS, HPQ, HUM, LLL, NOC, RS, SWY, TXT, TFM, TA, VSI, WFM)

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

ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

AllianceBernstein (NYSE: AB) raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE: ANH) raised to Buy at Stern Agee.

Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ: CRUS) started as Overweight at Barclays.

Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) started as Neutral at D.A. Davidson (late Wednesday call) after RBC cut its rating on Wednesday to Underperform.

Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.

ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) maintained Neutral but raised target to $90 from $85 at Credit Suisse.

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC) started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ: HAIN) maintained Buy with $52 target at Canaccord Genuity.

Hatteras Financial Corp (NYSE: HTS) cut to Neutral at Stern Agee.

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) maintained Neutral but cut target to $25 from $30 at Credit Suisse.

Humana (NYSE: HUM) named as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LLL) raised to Sector Perform at RBC.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) cut to Underperform at RBC.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE: RS) started as Buy at UBS.

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) cut to Hold at Jefferies.

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.

The Fresh Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: TFM) started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.

TravelCenters of America LLC (NYSEMKT: TA) named value stock of the day at Zacks.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI) started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.


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