Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AU, AAPL, AN, BNS, BMY, CI, CLNE, CMCSA, OFC, DNKN, GFI, HMY, ICE, JCI, JNJ, SQM, FINL, WPI, YELP)
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE: AU) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is set to sell 10 million iPhones according to Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray.
Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE: BMY) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse and added to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
CIGNA Corp. (NYSE: CI) maintained Hold but raised 2012/2013 earnings estimates.
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ: CLNE) started as Hold at Jefferies.
Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) started as Buy at Janney.
Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC) raised to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) reiterated Buy with $38 target at Argus.
Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMY) started as Underperform at Credit Suisse.
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE: ICE) reiterated Buy with $155 target at Argus.
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (NYSE: SQM) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) reiterated Buy and raised target to $28 at Canaccord Genuity.
Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE: WPI) maintained Buy but removed from the Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) started as Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
JON C. OGG