Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (CMO, CHK, CBB, DD, FB, GG, GFI, KIM, LVS, MANU, QCOM, RGLD, TSN, URI)
Capstead Mortgage Corp. (NYSE: CMO) cut to Market Perform at JMP Securities.
Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) started as Equal Weight at Barclays.
Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB) started as Underperform at BofA/Merrill Lynch and started as Hold at Deutsche Bank.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE: DD) started as Equal Weight at Barclays.
Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) cut to Market Perform at Bernstein.
Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) named Bear of the Day based on weak gold prices lowering earnings estimates by Zacks Investment Research.
Gold Fields Ltd. (NYSE: GFI) raised to Neutral at Citigroup.
Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM) reiterated Buy and raising target by $2 to $25 at Argus.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) raised to Buy with target of $66 at Argus.
Manchester United PLC (NYSE: MANU) started as Outperform at Raymond James.
Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) cut to Neutral at J.P. Morgan.
Royal Gold Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLD) raised to Buy at UBS.
Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) named Bull of the Day and said to take a closer look at this top-ranked poultry producer that has a strong earnings, by Zacks Investment Research.
United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI) started as Buy at BofA/Merrill Lynch.