Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: Intel, LinkedIn and More

Investors and traders seem to be constantly looking for fresh research ideas that will lead to higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many fresh research calls each 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 Street today.

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) was raised to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust Robinson Humphreys.

Copa Holdings S.A. (NYSE: CPA) was started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.

Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) was started as Overweight with $40 price target at Barclays.

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital Markets.

Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) was raised to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill Lynch.

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) was started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) was reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to $92 from $87 as the company’s Luon pants have returned and the issues appear to be behind it according to Canaccord Genuity.

MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET) was raised to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank.

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (NASDAQ: MPEL) was reiterated Buy with $34 target at Sterne Agee.

Plum Creek Timber Co. Inc. (NYSE: PCL) was raised to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill Lynch.

American Residential Properties LLC (NYSE: ARPI) saw its quiet period end and was started as Hold at Jefferies and started as Outperform at FBR.

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