Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (CTL, CSCO, GRMN, GNRC, GFI, HAIN, HBAN, JCP, KGC, MWW, NTGR, GOLD, RIG, URBN, YNDX)

Bull and Bear
Bull and Bear

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

CenturyLink Inc. (NYSE: CTL) cut to Hold from Buy at Argus, and downgraded by multiple analysts yesterday after lowering dividend.

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reiterated as Buy and raised target to $26 at Argus.

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN) started as Outperform at William Blair.

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNRC) cut to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Gold Fields Inc. (NYSE: GFI) cut to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill Lynch.

Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN) reiterated Buy but cut target to $72 from $77 at Argus.

Huntington Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: HBAN) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) maintained Underperform with $15 target at Credit Suisse.

Kinross Gold Corp. (NYSE: KGC) raised to Outperform with $11.50 price target at Credit Suisse.

Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW) cut to Neutral at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

Netgear Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR) raised to Buy with $41 target at Stern Agee.

Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GOLD) cut to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup.

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) cut to Sell from Hold at Deutsche Bank.

Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) cut to Market Perform at BMO.

Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ: YNDX) started as Overweight at Barclays.

Credit Suisse is out very positive on four key MLP stocks for investors looking for high dividends and distributions.

Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: CSCO, CTL, GFI, GNRC, gold, GRMN, HAIN, HBAN, JCP, KGC, MWW, NTGR, RIG, URBN, YNDX