These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Monday.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) raised to Outperform at Baird.
Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) reinstated as Neutral at BofA/ML.
Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank and cut to Neutral at Baird.
Best Buy Co. (NYSE: BBY) initiated with Underperform and $9 target at BofA/ML.
CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) cut to Sell with lower target at $48 by Goldman Sachs.
eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) reiterated Buy and raised target to $65 at Argus.
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) resumed as Neutral at BofA/ML.
Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) raised to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET) maintained Outperform but cut 2013 estimates at Credit Suisse.
Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE: NBL) raised to Outperform at Baird.
Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Plexus Corp. (NASDAQ: PLXS) raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.
QR Energy L.P. (NYSE: QRE) raised to Outperform but lowered price target to $20 at Credit Suisse.
Saks Inc. (NYSE: SKS) reiterated Buy with $14 target at Argus.
TripAdvisor Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Zacks named NYSE Euronext Inc. (NYSE: NYX) as the Bear of the Day and Cyberonics Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX) as the Bull of the Day.
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JON C. OGG
Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: AAP, ANF, APA, BBY, CME, CYBX, EBAY, FCX, ISLE, MET, NBL, NYX, OMC, PLXS, QRE, SKS, TRIP