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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Colgate-Palmolive, Gilead, Navistar, Occidental, Pandora, Wal-Mart and More

AstraZeneca PLC (NYSE: AZN) was raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.

AutoZone Inc. (NYSE: AZO) was raised to Buy from Neutral with an $825 price target (versus a $722.44 close) at UBS.

CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) was raised to Overweight from Equal Weight and the price target was raised to $35 from $30 (versus a $27.89 close) at Barclays.

Encana Corp. (NYSE: ECA) was maintained as Sector Perform but the price target was raised to $10 from $9 at RBC Capital Markets.

Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) was downgraded to Hold from Buy with a $24 price target (versus a $23.40 close) at Deutsche Bank.

Hess Corp. (NYSE: HES) was started with an Accumulate rating and was assigned a $65 price target (versus a $49.92 close) at KLR Group.

Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) was raised to Equal Weight from Underweight and the price target was raised to $99 from $94 (versus a $93.16 close) at Barclays.

Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE: KMB) was maintained as Buy but was removed from the prized Conviction Buy list at Goldman Sachs.

Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE: MRO) was downgraded to Neutral from Outperform with a $19 price target (after closing down over 6% at $15.67) at Credit Suisse.

Mirna Inc. (NASDAQ: MIRN) was started with a Buy rating and was assigned a $6 price target (versus a $2.48 close) at H.C. Wainwright.

Rubicon Project Inc. (NYSE: RUBI) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.

PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) was started as Outperform with a valuation range of $125 to $127 (versus a $107.15 close) at Wells Fargo.

RetailMeNot Inc. (NASDAQ: SALE) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight with an $8.50 price target (versus a $11.49 close) at Morgan Stanley.

TrueCar Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight and the price target was raised to $6.40 from $5.00 (versus an $8.83 close) at Morgan Stanley.

VF Corp. (NYSE: VFC) was started as Market Perform and was given a valuation range of $57 to $59 (versus a $58.43 close) at Wells Fargo. The 52-week range is $52.21 to $73.81 and the consensus price target is $68.97.

XL Group Ltd. (NYSE: XL) was downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Janney.

Friday’s top analyst calls were in shares of Chesapeake Energy, JPMorgan, Melco Crown, Navistar, Randgold Resources, Silver Wheaton, Verifone and over a dozen more.