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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Barrick Gold, Coeur Mining, Procter & Gamble, Southern Company, Wynn Resorts, SLM and More

Advanced Energy Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: AEIS) was downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD) was downgraded to Underperform from Neutral and the price target was cut to $8 from $10 (versus a $9.79 close) at Robert W. Baird.

CA Inc. (NASDAQ: CA) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Mizuho Securities.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE: DKS) was raised to Outperform from Sector Perform and the price target was raised to $56 from $41 (versus a $48.68 close) at RBC Capital Markets.

Eaton Corp. (NYSE: ETN) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Merrill Lynch.

El Paso Electric Co. (NYSE: EE) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies, and the price target was raised to $52.50 from $47.

Interval Leisure Group Inc. (NASDAQ: IILG) was raised to Buy from Neutral and the price target was raised to $25 from $16.50 (versus a $17.12 close) at MKM Partners.

Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE: KGC) was raised to Hold from Underperform with a $6 price target (versus a $5.40 close) at Jefferies.

Wednesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades¬†included EMC, MetLife, Pandora Media, Whiting Petroleum, Yelp, Mosaic, Oasis Petroleum and a dozen more. Tuesday’s top analyst upgrades and downgrades were in Accenture, Cognizant Technology, Fitbit, Oracle, Seagate Technology, Vodafone and over a dozen others.

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