These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday.
Cirrus Logic Inc. (NASDAQ: CRUS) reiterated Buy and raised target to $48 at Canaccord Genuity.
CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) cut to Underweight at JPMorgan.
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ: CTSH) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Equinix Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) reiterated Buy and raised target to $250 at Jefferies and reiterated Buy and raised target to $225 at Canaccord Genuity.
Lab Corporation of America (NYSE: LH) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Level 3 Communications Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) cut to Underperform at Raymond James.
3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) started as Buy at BofA/ML.
Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) maintained Hold but raised estimates at Argus.
Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE: DGX) started as Neutral and removed from U.S. Focus List at Credit Suisse.
State Auto Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: STFC) reiterated Buy with $18 target at Argus.
Triumph Group Inc. (NYSE: TGI) added to U.S. Focus List and raised target to $79 at Credit Suisse.
Trina Solar (NYSE: TSL) cut to Underperform at Raymond James.
Werner Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN) has seen downgrades after its warning: cut to Neutral at Citigroup, to Market Perform at Wells Fargo, to Market Perform at Raymond James and to Neutral at JPMorgan.
JON C. OGG