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