Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: AMC Networks, BlackBerry, Boeing 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 and these are some of this Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, initiations and positive analyst research calls seen from Wall Street today.

AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) was started as Buy with a $74 price target at Sterne Agee.

BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) was upgraded to Buy from Sell at Societe Generale.

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) was started as Overweight at Morgan Stanley.

Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA) was started as Buy with an $87 price target at Sterne Agee.

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) was started as Outperform at Oppenheimer.

Hercules Offshore Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

International Paper Co. (NYSE: IP) was upgraded to the prized Conviction Buy List from a prior Neutral rating at Goldman Sachs.

Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST) was raised to Buy and given a $75 price target at Sterne Agee.

Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) was started as Buy with a $26.50 price target at Stern Agee.

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) was started as Buy with a $73 price target at Sterne Agee.

Merrill Lynch has released its list of top biotech stocks to buy for big upside.

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