These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Wednesday.
Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) cut to Neutral at R.W. Baird.
Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP) cut to Underperform at Jefferies.
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. (NYSE: BBVA) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.
Banco Santander S.A. (NYSE: SAN) raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) reiterated Outperform and raised target to $165 at Credit Suisse.
Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) started as Overweight with $61 target at Piper Jaffray.
JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) raised to Buy at BofA/ML.
Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI) raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.
Kohl's Corp. (NYSE: KSS) raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs and raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYX) cut to Underperform at Jefferies.
Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
Renren Inc. (NYSE: RENN) started as Sell at Citigroup.
Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU) started as Buy at Citigroup.
Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
VeriFone Systems Inc. (NYSE: PAY) reiterated Buy but lowered target to $40 at Argus.
Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ: VOD) cut to Neutral at Nomura.
Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE: YOKU) started as Buy at Citigroup.
JON C. OGG
Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: ADP,, AMGN, BBVA, BIIB, DG, JBHT, KMI, KSS, PAY, PAYX, POT, PSX, RENN, SAN, SOHU, VLO, VOD, YOKU