Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (NLY, AIV, AVT, BEAM, CMG, CS, FANG, ESRX, HUM, KRG, ERIC, RJET, MKTG, ROST, SMRT, TJX, UBS, USM)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Tuesday.

Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY) maintained Neutral but cut target to $17 at Credit Suisse.

Apartment Investment & Management Co. (NYSE: AIV) raised to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT) cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

Beam Inc. (NYSE: BEAM) reiterated Buy with $74 target at Argus.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) raised to Buy but $320 target is same at BofA/ML.

Credit Suisse Group (NYSE: CS) raised to Equal Weight at Barclays.

Diamondback Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FANG) started as Outperform with $25 target at Credit Suisse and started as Buy at Stern Agee.

Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ: ESRX) cut to Hold at Jefferies and reiterated Buy at BofA/ML.

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) reiterated Buy with $82 target at Argus.

Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) started as Buy with $6 target at BofA/ML.

L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. (NASDAQ: ERIC) reiterated Buy with $14 target at Argus.

Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.

Responsys Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTG) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Stein Mart Inc. (NASDAQ: SMRT) started as Outperform with $10 target at Credit Suisse.

The TJX Companies Inc. (NYSE: TJX) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.

UBS A.G. (NYSE: UBS) raised to Overweight at Barclays.

United States Cellular Corp. (NYSE: USM) raised to Neutral at JPMorgan.


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