Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BioMarin, BP, Micron, Vonage, Finisar, ConEd, Red Hat and More

Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE: ED) was raised to Hold from Sell with a price target drop to $58 from $62 (versus a $59.20 close) at Evercore ISI.

Deutsche Bank A.G. (NYSE: DB) was raised to Neutral from Underperform at BNP Paribas.

EnCana Corp. (NYSE: ECA) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform with a price target of $15.00 (versus a $11.76 close) at BMO Capital Markets.

Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (NYSE: ETP) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a price objective of $64.00 (versus a $56.19 close) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

EP Energy Corp. (NYSE: EPE) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $18 price target (versus a $13.18 close) at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

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Lumenis Ltd. (NASDAQ: LMNS) popped Thursday on news that it was being acquired at $14.00 per share by XIO Group. It was downgraded to Hold From Buy and the price target was cut to $14 from $16 at Jefferies. Credit Suisse cut its rating to Underperform from Outperform with a $14 price target.

Mack-Cali Realty Corp. (NYSE: CLI) was raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel.

Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) was reiterated Outperform and the price target was raised to $84 from $78 at Credit Suisse. The stock closed at $78.49 ahead of earnings.

Sharps Compliance Corp. (NASDAQ: SMED) was started as Overweight with a price target of $9.00 (versus a $6.75 close) at a firm called First Analysis.

Sovran Self Storage Inc. (NYSE: SSS) was raised to Buy from Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Telefonica S.A. (NYSE: TEF) was resumed with a Buy rating at Goldman Sachs.

XPO Logistics Inc. (NYSE: XPO) was started as Outperform at William Blair.

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In case you missed out on Thursday’s top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations, they included Bankrate, Eli Lilly, Embraer, Oracle, Southwest Airlines and over a dozen more.

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