Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (MDRX, BIIB, DRI, FLSR, GOOG, GTI, LNKD, MWE, NOK, OPEN, PKG, PCLN, RSH, VRSN, NCLH)
byFeb 27th 2013 8:30AM
These are some of this Wednesday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: MDRX) raised to Outperform with $15 price target at Credit Suisse.
Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ: BIIB) raised to Buy at Canaccord Genuity.
Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI) raised to Neutral at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) downgraded to Underperform from Buy at BofA/Merrill Lynch and cut to Neutral at Baird after dismal sales and guidance.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) raised to Buy and price target raised to $920 from $790 at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE: GTI) cut to Sell at Goldman Sachs and cut to Neutral at J.P. Morgan.
LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) started as Buy with $195 price target at Wunderlich.
MarkWest Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: MWE) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) raised to Buy with $6 price target at Argus.
OpenTable Inc. (NASDAQ: OPEN) started as Buy with $68 price target at Wunderlich.
Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE: PKG) cut to Hold at Argus.
Priceline.com Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) reiterated Outperform and raised target to $895 from $847 at Credit Suisse.
RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) raised to Market Perform at Raymond James.
VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: NCLH) saw its quiet period end and the analyst calls are as follows: started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs and UBS, started as Outperform at Wells Fargo, started as Overweight at J.P. Morgan and started as Buy at UBS.
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Filed under: 24/7 Wall St. Wire, Analyst Calls Tagged: BIIB, DRI, FLSR, GOOG, GTI, LNKD, MDRX, MWE, NCLH, NOK, OPEN, PCLN, PKG, RSH, VRSN