Analyst calls: Netfilx upgraded to 'buy'
E-Trade is downgraded to 'neutral' at Goldman.
- Netflix (NFLX) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Citigroup, and to Hold from Sell at Gabelli
- Life Technologies (LIFE) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Leerink
- Textron (TXT) upgraded to Buy from Hold at EarlyBirdCapital
- Equity Residential (EQR) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
- Consolidated Edison (ED) upgraded to Hold from Underperform at Jefferies
- Illinois Tool Works (ITW) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
- Nvidia (NVDA) upgraded to Positive from Neutral at Susquehanna
- Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman
- St. Jude Medical (STJ) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Canaccord
- SunTrust (STI) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
- First Horizon (FHN) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
- Hess Corp. (HES) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
- Wellpoint (WLP) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies
- Charles Schwab (SCHW) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JP Morgan
- Chesapeake (CHK) downgraded to Underweight from Neutral at JP Morgan
- Corning (GLW) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
- General Dynamics (GD) downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
- ADP (ADP) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citigroup and to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
- Valeant (VRX) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at Piper Jaffray
- Progressive (PGR) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
- Thomson Reuters (TRI) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at Goldman
- E-Trade (ETFC) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Goldman
- Symantec (SYMC) downgraded to Outperform from Buy at CLSA
- AIG (AIG) initiated with a Market Perform at William Blair
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