Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AAP, APOL, ADNC, BCS, BGFV, GME, GMCR, NVDA, PCLN, RKT, SGEN, SON, STI, URBN, WY, FINL, DSW, FL, CNK, NCMI, RGC)

These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday.

Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.

Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) cut to Sell at Deutsche Bank.

Audience Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan, cut to Sell at Deutsche Bank and cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.

Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ: BGFV) cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.

GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) started as Buy with $39 target at Lazard.

NVIDIA Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) cut to Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) raised to Buy at Nomura.

Rock-Tenn Co. (NYSE: RKT) raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.

Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ: SGEN) cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.

Sunoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.

SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE: STI) raised to Buy at BMO.

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) raised to Outperform as the Bull of the Day at Zacks.

Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) was removed from the prized Conviction Buy List and cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Credit Suisse on footwear retailers: Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) and DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) started as Neutral; Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE: FL) started as Outperform.

Credit Suisse on movie and entertainment properties: Cinemark Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and National CineMedia Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) started as Outperform; Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) started as Neutral.

JON C. OGG


Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: AAP, ADNC, APOL, BCS, BGFV, CNK, DSW, FINL, FL, GMCR, GME, NCMI, NVDA, PCLN, RGC, RKT, SGEN, SON, STI, URBN, WY
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