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These additional key analyst calls were seen on Monday:

Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight and the price target was raised to $70 from $55 (versus $58.84 close) at Barclays.

BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE: BHP) was raised to Outperform from Sector Perform at CIBC.

Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the price target was raised to $50 from $40 (versus a $42.91 close) at Nomura Securities.

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (NASDAQ: CRZO) was started as Buy and was given a $60 price target (versus a $50.17 close) at Societe Generale.

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight and the price target was raised to $40 (versus a $34.64 close) at Barclays.

InfraREIT Inc. (NYSE: HIFR) was started as Buy with a $32 price target (versus a $27.75 close) at Evercore ISI.

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LendingClub Corp. (NYSE: LC) was started as Sector Perform at Pacific Crest.

Madison Square Garden Co. (NASDAQ: MSG) was raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (NASDAQ: MPEL) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Merrill Lynch.

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) was raised to Outperform from Neutral at RW Baird.

On Deck Capital Inc. (NYSE: ONDK) was started as Outperform with a 28 price target (versus a $20.54 close) at Pacific Crest.

Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (NYSE: RH) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Spark Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: SPKE) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel.

TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) was started as Outperform with a $15 price target, based on a sum of the parts analysis, at Macquarie.

Western Union Co. (NYSE: WU) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $23 price target at Evercore ISI.

Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley.

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In case you missed Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included Cisco Systems, EMC, GameStop, Novavax, Tesla Motors, Yahoo and a dozen more.