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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Chipotle, Cypress Semi, Enterprise, Juniper, Kindred, Ocwen, Pac-Bio and More

Genesis Energy L.P. (NYSE: GEL) was downgraded to Neutral From Outperform with a $52 price target (versus a $49.71 close) at R.W. Baird.

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: IART) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE: JNPR) was reiterated with an Outperform rating and the price target was raised to $29 from $27 (versus a $26.63 close) at Oppenheimer.

Kindred Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: KND) was started as Overweight with a price target of $36 (versus a $22.95 close) at Barclays.

Limelight Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the price target was raised to $6.50 from $4.00 (versus a $3.70 close) at B. Riley.

Linkedin Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) was maintained as Outperform at Credit Suisse, but the price target was cut to $307 from $331.

Live Nation Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: LYV) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $31 price target (versus a $25.06 close) at Stifel.

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Marathon Patent Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) was started as Buy with a $12 price target (versus a $5.76 close) at Roth Capital.

Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) was reiterated as Buy with a $96 price target (versus a $80.05 close) at Argus.

Ocwen Financial Corp. (NYSE: OCN) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $12 price target (versus a $8.47 close) at Sterne Agee CRT.

Oil States International Inc. (OIS) was reiterated as Buy, and the price target was raised to $54 from $47 (versus a $47.59 close) at Sterne Agee CRT.

Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (NASDAQ: PACB) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at William Blair.

PC Connection Inc. (NASDAQ: PCCC) was downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Raymond James.

SPX Corp. (NYSE: SPW) was raised to Overweight from Neutral and the price target was raised to $90 from $83 (versus a $77.00 close) at JPMorgan.

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Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein.

Western Union Co. (NYSE: WU) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

In case you missed Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included JetBlue Airways, Salesforce.com, Staples, Whiting Petroleum, Yelp and about 15 more companies.

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