Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MO, AUO, AN, CMG, EMC, EXPE, FB, GT, GOOG, IBM, IP, JCP, LPL, LNKD, MA, MSI, NFLX, NTAP, VICL, YHOO)

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

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) raised to Buy with $39 target at Citigroup.

AU Optronics Corp. (NYSE: AUO) raised to Buy at BofA/ML.

AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN) raised to Buy at BofA/ML.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE: CMG) started as Market Perform a Wells Fargo.

EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC) started as Buy at Jefferies.

Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) started as Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: GT) cut to Hold at KeyBanc.

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) started as Buy at Cantor Fitzgerald.

International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) started as Hold at Jefferies.

International Paper Co. (NYSE: IP) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.

JCPenney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.

LG Display Co. Ltd. (NYSE: LPL) raised to Buy at BofA/ML and cut to Neutral at UBS.

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) started as Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Mastercard Inc. (NYSE: MA) raised to Buy at Citigroup.

Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MSI) started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.

Netapp Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP) started as Hold at Jefferies.

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) started as Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.

Vical Inc. (NASDAQ: VICL) started as Buy at Canaccord Genuity.

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) started as Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.

JON C. OGG


Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: AN, AUO, CMG, EMC, EXPE, FB, GOOG, GT, IBM, IP, JCP, LNKD, LPL, MA, MO, MSI, NFLX, NTAP, VICL, YHOO
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