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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (BSFT, DB, EBAY, EIX, FSLR, GRPN, JCP, RHT, REGN, SKS, UBS, VSI, VMW)

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

Broadsoft Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) downgraded after poor expense guidance at Mizuho, Oppenheimer, and boutique Northland Securities.

Deutsche Bank A.G. (NYSE: DB) raised to Buy at KBW.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) started as Outperform at BMO.

Edison International (NYSE: EIX) raised to Outperform ast BMO.

First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) reiterated Hold at Argus but that is after multiple downgrades Wednesday.

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) cut to Underperform at BofA/Merrill Lynch, cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo and cut to Underperform at Raymond James.

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) maintained Buy but lowered price target to only $25 from $35 by Argus.

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) started as Overweight at Barclays.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) started as Overweight at Barclays.

Saks Inc. (NYSE: SKS) cut to Underweight at Morgan Stanley.

UBS A.G. (NYSE: UBS) cut to Market Perform at KBW.

Vitamin Shoppe Inc. (NYSE: VSI) cut to Neutral at BofA Merrill Lynch.

VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) started as Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.

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