Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ATVI, ADTN, AMD, AOL, CHK, CLF, CVGI, EA, LLY, FB, FDX, GRPN, HES, LNKD, OSIS, GOLD, RIO, STM, TWX, TIVO, WAB, ZNGA)

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

Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) started as Buy at Jefferies.

Adtran Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN) reiterated Buy with $30 target at Argus.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) cut to Neutral at UBS.

AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) raised to Buy at Jefferies.

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) started as Equalweight at Barclays.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CVGI) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) started as Hold at Jefferies.

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE: LLY) raised to Outperform at Bernstein.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) started as Buy at Jefferies.

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.

Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) started as Hold at Jefferies.

Hess Corp. (NYSE: HES) maintained Hold and cut earnings estimates at Argus.

LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) raised to Buy at Jefferies.

OSI Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS) started as Perform at Oppenheimer.

Randgold Resources Ltd. (NASDAQ: GOLD) started as Overweight at Barclays.

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) started as Outperform at Bernstein.

STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE: STM) cut to Sell at UBS.

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) raised to Buy at UBS.

TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) started as Buy at Jefferies.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. (NYSE: WAB) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) started as Hold at Jefferies.

JON C. OGG


Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: ADTN, AMD, AOL, ATVI, CHK, CLF, CVGI, EA, FB, FDX, gold, GRPN, HES, LLY, LNKD, OSIS, RIO, STM, TIVO, TWX, WAB, ZNGA
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