Top Analyst Upgrades and Stocks to Buy: AMD, Schwab, First Solar 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.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital Markets.

ChannelAdvisor Corp. (NYSE: ECOM) initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital

Charles Schwab Corp. (NYSE: SCHW) was upgraded to Buy from Sell at Citigroup.

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) was started as Buy with a $47 price target at SunTrust.

First Solar Corp. (NASDAQ: FSLR) was started as Overweight at J.P. Morgan.

Meritage Homes Corp. (NYSE: MTH) was started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.

T. Rowe Price Group Inc. (NASDAQ: TROW) was upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup.

Ryland Group Inc. (NYSE: RYL) was started on the prized Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.

Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE: SHW) was started as Buy at UBS.

Toll Brothers Inc. (NYSE: TOL) was started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.

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