Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ADTN, AB, ANH, CRUS, CLWR, CS, XOM, GNC, HAIN, HTS, HPQ, HUM, LLL, NOC, RS, SWY, TXT, TFM, TA, VSI, WFM)

These are the top analyst calls of upgrades, downgrades, and initiations we have seen from Wall Street research calls this Thursday morning.

ADTRAN Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.

AllianceBernstein (NYSE: AB) raised to Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation (NYSE: ANH) raised to Buy at Stern Agee.

Cirrus Logic (NASDAQ: CRUS) started as Overweight at Barclays.

Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) started as Neutral at D.A. Davidson (late Wednesday call) after RBC cut its rating on Wednesday to Underperform.

Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.

ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) maintained Neutral but raised target to $90 from $85 at Credit Suisse.

GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC) started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ: HAIN) maintained Buy with $52 target at Canaccord Genuity.

Hatteras Financial Corp (NYSE: HTS) cut to Neutral at Stern Agee.

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) maintained Neutral but cut target to $25 from $30 at Credit Suisse.

Humana (NYSE: HUM) named as Bear of the Day at Zacks.

L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LLL) raised to Sector Perform at RBC.

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) cut to Underperform at RBC.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE: RS) started as Buy at UBS.

Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) cut to Hold at Jefferies.

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.

The Fresh Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: TFM) started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.

TravelCenters of America LLC (NYSEMKT: TA) named value stock of the day at Zacks.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI) started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.

JON C. OGG


Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: AB, ADTN, ANH, CLWR, CRUS, CS, GNC, HAIN, HPQ, HTS, HUM, LLL, NOC, RS, SWY, TA, TFM, TXT, VSI, WFM, XOM
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