SanDisk is upgraded to 'above average,' and AMD is downgraded to 'hold.'
The industrial conglomerate tops earnings but misses revenue expectations, while the search giant beats on both counts.
Sirius XM is upgraded to 'equal weight' at Barclays, while Tim Hortons is downgraded to 'sell' at Goldman.
Deutsche Bank is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and Research in Motion is downgraded to 'underweight.'
TiVo is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Facebook is initiated with a 'buy.'
Salesforce.com is upgraded to 'buy,' and Dendreon is initiated with a 'sell.'
Canadian Pacific is upgraded to 'overweight ,' and Aflac is downgraded to 'sector perform.'
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