Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MDRX, BIIB, DRI, FLSR, GOOG, GTI, LNKD, MWE, NOK, OPEN, PKG, PCLN, RSH, VRSN, NCLH)
These are some of this Wednesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: MDRX) raised to Outperform with $15 price target at Credit Suisse.
Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) raised to Buy at Canaccord Genuity.
Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) raised to Neutral at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill Lynch and cut to Neutral at Baird after dismal sales and guidance.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) raised to Buy and price target raised to $920 from $790 at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE: GTI) cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs and cut to Neutral at J.P. Morgan.
LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) started as Buy with $195 price target at Wunderlich.
MarkWest Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: MWE) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) raised to Buy with $6 price target at Argus.
OpenTable Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN) started as Buy with $68 price target at Wunderlich.
Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE: PKG) cut to Hold at Argus.
Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) reiterated Outperform and raised target to $895 from $847 at Credit Suisse.
RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) raised to Market Perform at Raymond James.
VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NCLH) saw its quiet period end and the analyst calls are as follows: started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs and UBS, started as Outperform at Wells Fargo, started as Overweight at J.P. Morgan and started as Buy at UBS.
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Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: BIIB, DRI, FLSR, GOOG, GTI, LNKD, MDRX, MWE, NCLH, NOK, OPEN, PCLN, PKG, RSH, VRSN