Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AAP, APOL, ADNC, BCS, BGFV, GME, GMCR, NVDA, PCLN, RKT, SGEN, SON, STI, URBN, WY, FINL, DSW, FL, CNK, NCMI, RGC)
bySep 7th 2012 7:55AM
These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls this Friday.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) cut to Sell at Deutsche Bank.
Audience Inc. (NASDAQ: ADNC) cut to Neutral at JPMorgan, cut to Sell at Deutsche Bank and cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.
Barclays PLC (NYSE: BCS) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ: BGFV) cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) started as Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) started as Buy with $39 target at Lazard.
NVIDIA Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) cut to Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.
Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) raised to Buy at Nomura.
Rock-Tenn Co. (NYSE: RKT) raised to Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ: SGEN) cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
Sunoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON) cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
SunTrust Banks Inc. (NYSE: STI) raised to Buy at BMO.
Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) raised to Outperform as the Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE: WY) was removed from the prized Conviction Buy List and cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Credit Suisse on footwear retailers: Finish Line Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL) and DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW) started as Neutral; Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE: FL) started as Outperform.
Credit Suisse on movie and entertainment properties: Cinemark Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and National CineMedia Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) started as Outperform; Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) started as Neutral.
JON C. OGG
Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: AAP, ADNC, APOL, BCS, BGFV, CNK, DSW, FINL, FL, GMCR, GME, NCMI, NVDA, PCLN, RGC, RKT, SGEN, SON, STI, URBN, WY