Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Anadarko, Buffalo Wild Wings, GoPro, LifeLock, Rite Aid, SunPower and More

Diamond Foods (NASDAQ: DMND) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform but the price target was raised to $40 from $35 (based on merger news) at BMO Capital Markets.

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup.

HealthSouth Corp. (NYSE: HLS) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel.

Novadaq Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: NVDQ) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight with a $15 price target (versus an $11.16 close) at First Analysis.

PayPal Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) was reiterated as Buy with a $44.00 price target at Jefferies. The firm even said it was surprised that shares traded lower after earnings and guidance.

Realty Income Corp. (NYSE: O) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral with a $46.00 price target (versus a $50.60 close) at UBS.

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Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) was reiterated as Market Perform and the price target was cut to $40 from $48 at Cowen.

Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at William Blair.

SINA Corp. (NASDAQ: SINA) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup. Shares closed at $48.35 and have a 52-week range of $31.92 to $61.25.

Steiner Leisure Ltd. (NASDAQ: STNR) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Stifel.

Synchronoss Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: SNCR) was raised to Strong Buy from an already-positive Outperform rating at Raymond James.

Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER) was downgraded to Sector Weight from Overweight at KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO) was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight and the price target was cut to $23 from $32 (versus a $20.82 close) at JPMorgan.

In case you missed Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included Akamai Technologies, Apple, Devon Energy, GrubHub, JetBlue Airways, Kroger, Twitter, UBS, Yelp and many more companies.

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