Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ANF, AEO, ADSK, BMY, BIP, CPB, DV, IDCC, KMI, MDCO, MRK, OTEX, PCYC, STX, SPLS, VHC)



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

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) maintained Hold but lowered earnings estimates by 22% at Argus.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (NYSE: AEO) raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.

Autodesk Corp. (NASDAQ: ADSK) cut to Underperform at BofA/ML, cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) raised to Buy at BofA/ML.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (NYSE: BIP) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.

DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV) named as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

InterDigital Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC) started as Outperform at William Blair.

Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) started as Overweight at Barclays.

Medicines Co. (NASDAQ: MDCO) named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.

Merck & Co. (NYSE: MRK) cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.

Open Text Corp. (NASDAQ: OTEX) named value stock of the day at Zacks.

Pharmacyclics Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) started as Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.

Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) cut to Hold at S&P Capital IQ.

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.

VirnetX Holding Corp. (NYSEMKT: VHC) started as Outperform at William Blair.


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