Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MT, COF, CAT, CNO, CS, CSX, EXPD, LVS, MAS, NFLX, QLIK, RIMM, ROC, RYAAY, SGY, V)

Bull and Bear
Bull and Bear

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

ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) raised to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) raised to Positive at Susquehanna and cut to Neutral at Janney.

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) raised to Overweight at Piper Jaffray.

CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO) raised to Outperform as Bull of the Day at Zacks.

Credit Suisse Group (NYSE: CS) raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.

CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPD) raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.

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Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) raised to Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS) raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) raised to Buy with $129 fair value target at Janney.

Qlik Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: QLIK) raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.

Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) raised to Buy at Jefferies.

Rockwood Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ROC) added to U.S. Focus List and raised price target to $65 by Credit Suisse.

Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: RYAAY) cut to Underweight at HSBC.

Stone Energy Corp. (NYSE: SGY) cut to Underperform from Neutral as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) cut to Neutral at Baird.

Dividend Investors: Argus makes major changes to its model equity income portfolio (FULL SUMMARY).

Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: CAT, CNO, COF, CS, CSX, EXPD, LVS, MAS, MT, NFLX, QLIK, RIMM, ROC, RYAAY, SGY, V