Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AMRN, BSX, BRCD, CVC, CFNL, CROX, FINL, FL, GMO, HMA, LAZ, NOV, OTEX, PCG, RH, SHOO, VPHM, YELP)

Jon C. Ogg

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

Amarin Corp. (NASDAQ: AMRN) started as Buy with $20 target at Citigroup.

Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE: BSX) cut to Market Perform at Bernstein.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) maintained Hold at Argus.

Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity.

Cardinal Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: CFNL) named as value stock of the day at Zacks.

Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) started as Buy with $17 target at Goldman Sachs.

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE: FL) started as Buy with $39 target Goldman Sachs.

General Moly Inc. (NYSEMKT: GMO) cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.

Health Management Associates Inc. (NYSE: HMA) cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

Lazard Ltd. (NYSE: LAZ) started as Outperform with $34 target at Raymond James.

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.

Open Text Corp. (NASDAQ: OTEX) raised to Outperform at RBC.

PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) maintained Buy rating but cut target to $45 at Argus.

Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (NYSE: RH) started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs and started as Outperform at Baird.

Steven Madden Ltd. (NASDAQ: SHOO) started as Sell with $35 target at Goldman Sachs.

ViroPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: VPHM) raised to Outperform at Leerink Swann.

Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) raised to Buy with $24 target at Cantor Fitzgerald.