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Top Analyst Upgrades and Positive Views from Wall Street

Investors and traders are on the lookout for fresh research ideas from Wall St. that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each and every morning to find great ideas from value stocks to growth stocks to dividend stocks. We are breaking out the positive analyst calls as far as stocks to buy and positive research calls today.

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

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) raised to Overweight at from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.

BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) raised to Overweight from Neutral at HSBC.

Beazer Homes USA Inc. (NYSE: BZH) raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Equinix Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens.

Hess Corp. (NYSE: HES) raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays.

MDC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: MDC) raised to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse.

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) raised to Neutral from Sell at B. Riley (boutique).

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) was added to its Europe Super Ten Portfolio at HSBC.

USG Corp. (NYSE: USG) raised to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse.

Wisdom Tree Investments Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) was named Bull of the Day at Zacks Investment Research.

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