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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Apple, Autodesk, JD.com, CyberArk, Dean Foods, Disney and More

Amyris Inc. (NASDAQ: AMRS) was started with a Buy rating and price target of $4.00 (versus a $1.63 close) at Rodman & Renshaw.

AngioDynamics Inc. (NASDAQ: ANG) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James.

Ball Corp. (NYSE: BLL) was started as Outperform at Macquarie.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) was reiterated as Buy with a $103 price target (versus a $81.76 close) at Argus.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NASDAQ: GT) was reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to $37 from $35 (versus a $32.55 close) at Argus.

Hercules Offshore Inc. (NASDAQ: HERO) was raised to Hold from Sell at Credit Suisse.

Horizon Technology Finance Corp. (NASDAQ: HRZN) was raised to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James.

Jamba Inc. (NASDAQ: JMBA) was maintained as Buy at Canaccord Genuity, but the price target was cut to $16 from $18 (versus a $14.44 close).

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Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK) was defended on a sum of the parts basis at Jefferies after Monday’s sharp sell-off, with a Buy rating and $130 value.

Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: MNST) was reiterated as Buy and the price target was raised to $170 from $164 at Argus.

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays.

Rubicon Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: RBCN) was maintained as Hold at Canaccord Genuity, but the price target was cut to $1.05 from $1.65 (versus a $1.21 close).

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) was reiterated as Buy with a $42.00 price target at Jefferies, with the firm noting that the next few days of exchange offer from GE may enable a buying opportunity (i.e., lower prices).

TerraForm Power Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP) was maintained as Buy with a $34.00 fair value estimate (versus a $18.30 close) at Janney Capital Markets. The call is after solid third-quarter results and its forward outlook.

Tetra Technologies Inc. (NYSE: TTI) was raised to Overweight from Neutral with a $12.00 price target (versus a $7.84 close) at JPMorgan.

Textura Corp. (NASDAQ: TXTR) was downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer. Northland Securities downgraded it to Market Perform from Outperform.

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In case you missed Monday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included Bankrate, FireEye, First Data, Pier 1 Imports, Regions Financial, Stratasys, Target, Wal-Mart, ZS Pharma and over a dozen more companies.

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