Other Key Analyst Calls Monday Morning
AES Corp. (NYSE: AES) was started with an Outperform rating and a $16 price target (versus a $14.07 close) at RBC Capital Markets.
Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE: ATK) was downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital Markets.
American Tower Corp. (NYSE: AMT) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie.
AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. (NYSE: AU) was raised to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank.
BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup.
CONSOL Energy Inc (NYSE: CNX) was started as Buy at SunTrust Robinson Humphreys.
Crown Castle International Corp. (NYSE: CCI) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $94 price target (versus a $78.12 close) at Goldman Sachs.
Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE: EMN) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.
National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. (NYSE: NSM) was started as Buy at UBS.
NVIDIA Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) was raised to Sector Perform from Underperform at Pacific Crest.
Royal Gold Inc. (NASDAQ: RGLD) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SPR) was raised to Overweight from Neutral at J.P. Morgan.
In case you missed Friday’s analyst upgrades and downgrades, they were in shares of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Avon Products, Atmel, LinkedIn, Ocwen Financial, Visa and a dozen or so more.