Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MO, AIG, BA, CIT, KO, CS, DMND, DNKN, EMC, FSLR, FMS, LULU, MGM, MSFT, R, TYC, WWAV, WYNN)

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

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.

American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG) cut to Market Perform on lack of near-term catalysts by Wells Fargo.

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reiterated Buy and raised estimates at Argus.

CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) cut to Neutral at Janney.

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) cut to Hold at Argus.

Credit Suisse Group (NYSE: CS) raised to Buy at Nomura.

Diamond Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: DMND) cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

Dunkin’ Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) cut to Market Perform at Raymond James.

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EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) cut to Equal Weight at Bernstein.

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) reiterated Hold as fully valued at Argus.

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGAA (NYSE: FMS) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reiterated Buy with $91 target at Canaccord Genuity.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) cut to Neutral at Nomura.

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Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.

Ryder System Inc. (NYSE: R) raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks; raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.

Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) started as Market Perform at William Blair.

Whitewave Foods Co. (NYSE: WWAV) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ: WYNN) raised to Buy at Lazard.

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