Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ANR, AVT, CTB, DLTR, GE, GRPN, HON, LNKD, LQDT, LOW, MFC, OPEN, BTU, STX, WMT, WEN, WDC, YELP)
These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations we have seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday.
Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR) cut to Neutral at Nomura.
Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT) cut to Market Weight at Raymond James.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: CTB) named value stock of the day at Zacks.
Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) cut to Hold at Jefferies.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) started as Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) started as Neutral at Macquarie.
Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) started as Buy at Deutsche Bank.
LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) started as Outperform at Macquarie.
Liquidity Services Inc. (NASDAQ: LQDT) cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE: MFC) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
OpenTable Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN) started as Outperform at Macquarie.
Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE: BTU) cut to Neutral at Nomura.
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) cut to Sell at Citigroup.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Wendy's Co. (NASDAQ: WEN) cut to Neutral ast Cowen.
Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) cut to Sell at Citigroup.
Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP) started as Neutral at Macquarie.
JON C. OGG