American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP) was started as Market Perform at JMP Securities.
Biota Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BOTA) was started as Outperform and was assigned a $6 price target by FBR Capital Markets.
BioTime Inc. (NASDAQ: BTX) was started as Outperform with a $10.00 price target (versus a $4.15 close) at Oppenheimer.
Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) was started as Hold with a $78 price target at Evercore ISI.
Digital Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE: DLR) was started as Neutral at JPMorgan.
Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) was raised to Buy from Underperform at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE: FL) was raised to Neutral from Underperform with a $70 price objective at Merrill Lynch.
Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: KPTI) was started as Buy with a $20 price target (versus a $13.56 close) at Canaccord Genuity.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SERV) was raised to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital Markets.
Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE) was raised to Buy from Hold at Stifel.
Syngenta A.G. (NYSE: SYT) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.
Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) was downgraded to Hold from Buy at Argus.
If you missed out on Monday’s key analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included Avago Technologies, BlackBerry, Ciena, First Solar, Nabors Industries, Rackspace, SunPower, Tiffany, Yelp and over a dozen more.
If you missed Friday’s key analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included Boeing, CVS Health, DuPont, Fitbit, LifeLock, Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, Red Hat, Under Armour and many more.
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