Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ACMP, ALXN, ADI, BIDU, BCS, ESRX, GMCR, LOW, MM, NTSP, RDN, SEE, SPLS, HOT, WIN)

Bull and Bear
Bull and Bear

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

Access Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: ACMP) reiterated Outperform but on Focus List at Credit Suisse.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) raised to Buy from Neutral at Lazard.

Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) reiterated Outperform and raised target to $50 from $48 at Credit Suisse.

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

Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ: ESRX) cut to Neutral at Macquarie and reiterated Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) reiterated Buy and raised price target by $4 to $54 at Argus.

Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) reiterated Buy and raised target to $44 from $40 at Argus.

Millennial Media Inc. (NYSE: MM) cut to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley.

NetSpend Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSP) has announced it is being acquired, and it has so far been downgraded by Credit Suisse and Stern Agee.

Radian Group Inc. (NYSE: RDN) raised to Positive at Susquehanna.

Sealed Air Corp. (NYSE: SEE) cut to Neutral at J.P. Morgan.

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) raised to Neutral at Citigroup.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT) cut to Hold from Buy but target raised to $66 at Jefferies.

Windstream Corp. (NASDAQ: WIN) cut to Sell from Neutral at UBS.

UBS has five GARP picks, meaning growth at a reasonable price.

Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: ACMP, ADI, ALXN, BCS, BIDU, ESRX, GMCR, HOT, LOW, MM, NTSP, RDN, SEE, SPLS, WIN