These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Friday.
The Active Network Inc. (NYSE: ACTV) cut to Market Perform at Raymond James and cut to Neutral at Citigroup.
Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) reiterated Buy and raised target to $18 at Argus.
Brinker International Inc. (NYSE: EAT) reiterated Buy with $40 target at Argus.
Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) started as Hold at Deutsche Bank.
CNO Financial Group (NYSE: CNO) named Bull of the Day at Zacks.
Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF) started as Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Eldorado Gold Corp. (NYSE: EGO) started as Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
Emulex Corp. (NYSE: ELX) reiterated Buy with $11 target at Argus.
Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD) reiterated Outperform and raised target to $61 at Credit Suisse.
Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) cut to Hold at Jefferies.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) cut to Hold at Cantor Fitzgerald.
General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) maintained Outperform but cut target to $35 at Credit Suisse.
Guess? Inc. (NYSE: GES) cut to Hold at Jefferies.
MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ: MNKD) raised to Neutral at JPMorgan.
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE: NBR) named Bear of the Day at Zacks.
UBS A.G. (NYSE: UBS) raised to Buy at Soc-Gen.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: VRTX) cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs.
JON C. OGG
Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: ACTV, BX, CHTR, CNO, DF, EAT, EGO, ELX, EPD, EXC, FSLR, GES, GM, MNKD, NBR, UBS, VRTX