Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MITT, A, ALTR, APOL, CLF, CBRL, EVEP, FLO, HIIQ, MTG, NFLX, YHOO)

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

A.G. Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE: MITT) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) started as Outperform with $48 target at Credit Suisse.

Altera Corp. (NASDAQ: ALTR) named bear of the day due to weakening demand for its products and increased competition at Zacks Investment Research.

Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) raised to Hold at Deutsche Bank.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) cut to Market Perform at BMO.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (NASDAQ: CBRL) reiterated Buy and raised price target by $10 to $88 at Argus.

EV Energy Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: EVEP) raised to Outperform with $57 target at Credit Suisse.

Flowers Foods Inc. (NYSE: FLO) named Bull of the Day because of growing market share and expanding margins at Zacks Investment Research.

Health Insurance Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: HIIQ) started as Outperform with $17 price target at Credit Suisse.

MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE: MTG) raised to Overweight from Underweight at Barclays.

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) started as Outperform at RBC.

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) raised to Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.

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