Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (CMO, CHK, CBB, DD, FB, GG, GFI, KIM, LVS, MANU, QCOM, RGLD, TSN, URI)

These are some of this Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls.

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.

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