Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AAPL, BIDU, DTV, LLY, EPD, EVER, FB, ITW, JNJ, INTC, IPG, LAZ, NFLX, OPTR, PIR, RSH, TSM, VRTX)


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

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) reiterated Outperform with $750 target at Credit Suisse.

Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.

DirecTV Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DTV) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE: LLY) raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs and maintained Neutral but raised target to $59 at Credit Suisse.

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) reiterated Buy with $61 target at Argus.

EverBank Financial Corp. (NYSE: EVER) started as Buy with $16 target at Goldman Sachs.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) maintained Hold and said that its discounted cash flow model points to a price in the high $20s according to Argus.

Illinois Tools Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) cut to Underperform at Bernstein.

The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE: IPG) raised to Buy at Citigroup.

Lazard Ltd. (NYSE: LAZ) started as Sell at UBS and cut to Market Perform at KBW.

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) cut to Underperform with $72 target at BofA/ML.

Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTR) reiterated Underperform and lowered target to $11 from $15 at BofA/ML.

Pier One Imports Inc. (NYSE: PIR) started as Buy at Deutsche Bank.

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) raised to Buy at BofA/ML.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. ADR (NYSE: TSM) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX) started as Buy at Deutsche Bank.