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