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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Blackstone, Chevron, Diamond Offshore, Palo Alto, Symantec, Total and More

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALNY) was raised to Overweight from Neutral with an $81 price target (versus a $58.09 close) at JPMorgan.

Cancer Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ: CGIX) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a $4.50 fair value estimate (versus a $2.67 close) at Janney Capital Markets.

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) was started as Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Franco-Nevada Corp. (NYSE: FNV) was started as Neutral with a $58 price target (versus a $60.56 close) at Credit Suisse.

National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI) was raised to Neutral from Underperform at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

NGL Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: NGL) was downgraded to Sell from Neutral with a $6 price target (versus an $8.33 close) at Goldman Sachs.


ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SERV) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform with a $42 price target (versus a prior $45 target and a $38.66 close) at R.W. Baird.

Spirit Realty Capital Inc. (NYSE: SRC) was raised to Outperform from Perform at Oppenheimer.

TransCanada Corp. (NYSE: TRP) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup.

Trovagene Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy and the fair value estimate was $8.00 (versus a $6.05 close) at Janney Capital Markets.

Western Gas Equity Partners L.P. (NYSE: WGP) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy with a $34 price target (versus a $31.28 close) at Goldman Sachs.

Williams-Sonoma Inc. (NYSE: WSM) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at Merrill Lynch.

If you missed Thursday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades, they included DepoMed, Enterprise Products, Expedia, Netflix, Sunrun, Vale and roughly a dozen other companies.

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