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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Altria, GM, Intel, Netflix, Paychex, Walgreens and More

Accenture PLC (NYSE: ACN) was started as Buy with a $115 price target (versus a $99.95 close) at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Arc Logistics Partners L.P. (NYSE: ARCX) was raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (NYSE: CPK) was started as Neutral at Janney Capital Markets.

Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE: CYH) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF) was raised to Buy from Hold and the price target was raised to $19 from $17 (versus a $16.65 close) at Deutsche Bank.

Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) was started as Underperform and was given a $39 price objective (versus a $50.59 close) at Merrill Lynch.

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First American Financial Corp. (NYSE: FAF) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney Capital Markets.

Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE: FL) was started as Neutral at B. Riley.

HealthStream Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTM) was started as Buy with a $37 price target (versus a $31.04 close) at Canaccord Genuity. Cowen started HealthStream as Buy with a $37 price target.

Hi-Crush Partners L.P. (NYSE: HCLP) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies, and it was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Nomura as well.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight and the price target was cut to $93 from $112 (versus a $93.39 close) at Barclays.

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) was started as Neutral at Citigroup.

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ONEOK Partners L.P. (NYSE: OKS) was raised to Outperform from Perform with a price target of $40 (versus a $33.89 close) at Oppenheimer.

FreightCar America Inc. (NASDAQ: RAIL) was raised to Neutral from Sell, but the target price was cut to $22 from $24 (versus a $20.46 close) at UBS.

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) was started as Outperform at Goldman Sachs.

SAP S.E. (NYSE: SAP) was raised to Buy from Hold at Deutsche Bank.

Statoil ASA (NYSE: STO) was raised to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup.

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.

Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE: UHS) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

WEC Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: WEC) was raised to Outperform from Neutral at R.W. Baird.

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In case you missed out on Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included Eli Lilly, Hertz, LinkedIn, NetApp, SINA, Vodafone, Wells Fargo and over a dozen more companies.

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