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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AeroVironment, Gold Fields, Marvell, Nokia, Silver Wheaton and Many More

BioMed Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: BMR) was raised to Overweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Cynosure Inc. (NASDAQ: CYNO) was raised to Buy from Hold with a $44.00 price target (versus a $33.80 close) at Stifel Nicolaus.

Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $33.00 price target (versus a $29.70 close) at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) was maintained as Sector Perform and the price target was cut to $18.00 from $19.00 (versus a $12.63 close) at RBC Capital Markets.

H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BTIG, based mostly on valuation after a very big pop.

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Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: MFRM) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a $55.00 price objective (versus a $46.24 close) at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

ONEOK Inc. (NYSE: OKE) was started as Neutral at Credit Suisse, although its $41.00 price target implies handy upside to the $35.19 closing price as Credit Suisse’s ratings coverage is relative to peers.

Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GOLD) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight with an $87.00 price target (versus a $57.84 close) at JPMorgan.

Sierra Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ: SWIR) was reiterated as Buy and with a $38.00 price target (versus a $21.87 close) at Canaccord Genuity. The call is based on enterprise solutions product execution being expected to deliver sustainable long-term growth.

Spirit Realty Capital Inc. (NYSE: SRC) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with an $11.00 price target (versus a $9.27 close) at Merrill Lynch.

Taubman Centers Inc. (NYSE: TCO) was raised to Overweight from Sector Weight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight with a $150.00 price target at Barclays.

Woodward Inc. (NASDAQ: WWD) was started as Market Perform with a $48.00 price target (versus a $44.26 close) at Cowen.

Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) was raised to Buy from Neutral with a $50.00 price target (versus a $41.93 close) at Goldman Sachs.

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In case you missed Friday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included BP, Chevron, Lululemon Athletica, Petrobras, Motorola Solutions, Shake Shack, Under Armour and over a dozen more companies.

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