Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ANF, AAP, APA, BBY, CME, EBAY, FCX, ISLE, MET, NBL, OMC, PLXS, QRE, SKS, TRIP, CYBX, NYX)

Bull and BearThese are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Monday.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) raised to Outperform at Baird.

Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) reinstated as Neutral at BofA/ML.

Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank and cut to Neutral at Baird.

Best Buy Co. (NYSE: BBY) initiated with Underperform and $9 target at BofA/ML.

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) cut to Sell with lower target at $48 by Goldman Sachs.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) reiterated Buy and raised target to $65 at Argus.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) resumed as Neutral at BofA/ML.

Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) raised to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET) maintained Outperform but cut 2013 estimates at Credit Suisse.

Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL) raised to Outperform at Baird.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.

Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS) raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.

QR Energy L.P. (NYSE: QRE) raised to Outperform but lowered price target to $20 at Credit Suisse.

Saks Inc. (NYSE: SKS) reiterated Buy with $14 target at Argus.

TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.

Zacks named NYSE Euronext Inc. (NYSE: NYX) as the Bear of the Day and Cyberonics Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX) as the Bull of the Day.

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Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: AAP, ANF, APA, BBY, CME, CYBX, EBAY, FCX, ISLE, MET, NBL, NYX, OMC, PLXS, QRE, SKS, TRIP
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