Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ABT, AMD, BCS, GE, GOOG, HOG, ISRG, KEY, MRVL, MSFT, NOK, NVDA, PM, SNDK, SON, TXT, VZ)

Jon C. Ogg

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday.

Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) cut to Market Perform at FBR.

Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity.

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) reiterated Buy after earnings with $25 target at BofA/ML.

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) cut to Neutral at BofA/ML and cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.

Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) raised to overweight at JPMorgan, after being raised by Goldman Sachs just yesterday.

Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) raised to Buy and raised target to $620 at BofA/ML.

KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL) tanked after its warning: cut to Underperform at CLSA, cut to Neutral at JPMorgan, cut to Neutral at Lazard and cut to Hold at Jefferies.

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reiterated Buy with $36 target at BofA/ML.

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) maintained Hold but raised target to $3.00 based on a sum-of-parts analysis at Canaccord Genuity.

Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) cut to Market Perform at FBR.

Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) reiterated Buy with $99 target and raised estimates by BofA/ML.

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.

Sonoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) maintained Hold but raised target to $47 at Canaccord Genuity.