Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADSK, BAC, CLH, CLWR, CNQR, DVN, EXC, GMO, ITMN, JNPR, KGC, LLTC, PCS, GOLD, RIG, VALE, VE)

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

Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) cut to Hold at Jefferies.

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) raised to Buy at ISI Group.

Clean Harbors Inc. (NYSE: CLH) cut to Market Perform at Raymond James.

Clearwire Corp. (NASDAQ: CLWR) raised to Sector Perform at RBC.

Concur Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: CNQR) cut to Underweight at Piper Jaffray.

Devon Energy Corp. (NYSE: DVN) cut to Neutral at UBS and cut to Neutral at Citi.

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) raised to Neutral at UBS.

General Moly Inc. (NYSEMKT: GMO) raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.

InterMune Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) raised to Buy at Canaccord Genuity.

Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) raised to Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE: KGC) raised to Buy at Canaccord Genuity.

Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LLTC) raised to Buy at UBS.

MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) raised to Outperform at Macquarie.

Rangold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GOLD) cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.

Transocean Ltd. Co. (NYSE: RIG) raised to Buy at Argus.

VALE S.A. (NYSE: VALE) named as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

Veolia Environnement S.A. (NYSE: VE) raised to Neutral at UBS.

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