Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ATK, CBF, CELG, CTIC, KO, ECL, ELX, HAS, HIBB, ISRG, JIVE, LOW, HD, NWL, EDU, ORCL, PGR, RIO, SNDK, S, TTWO, TRN, UTHR, WFT)
These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Monday.
Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) raised to Outperform at FBR Capital Markets.
Capital Bank Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: CBF) started as Buy with $22 target at BofA/ML.
Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CTIC) started as Buy at ThinkEquity.
The Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) cut to Underperform at CLSA.
Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) raised to Outperform with $76 target at Credit Suisse.
Emulex Corp. (NYSE: ELX) reiterated Buy with $11 target at Argus.
Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.
Hibbett Sports Inc. (NASDAQ: HIBB) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Intuitive Surgical Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) raised to Overweight with $625 target at J.P. Morgan.
Jive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: JIVE) maintained Outperform but cut target to $20 at Credit Suisse.
Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) raised to Buy and raised target to $36 at BofA/ML, and Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reiterated Buy and raised target to $72 at BofA/ML.
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE: NWL) reiterated Buy but added to U.S. Focus List at BofA/ML.
New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU) raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) reiterated Buy with $39 target at Argus.
Progreesive Corp. (NYSE: PGR) cut to Sell at Citigroup.
Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK) raised to Outperform at Wedbush.
Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) raised to Hold at Jefferies.
Take-Two Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) reiterated Buy with $18 target at BofA/ML.
Trinity Industries Inc. (NYSE: TRN) started as Buy with $38 target at UBS.
United Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ: UTHR) named value stock of the day at Zacks.
Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE: WFT) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
JON C. OGG