(By Balachander) A number of stocks were upgraded, downgraded and price target changed by equities research analysts on Friday.
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN): Pacific Crest upgraded the stock to "Outperform" from "Sector Perform". Shares shed 0.20 percent to trade at $269.90.
Ball Corp. (NYSE: BLL): Jefferies downgraded the stock to "Hold" from "Buy". Shares fell 0.28 percent to trade at $46.18.
Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG): Nomura raised price target on the stock to $860 from $840. Shares retreated 1.24 percent to trade at $702.49.
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Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC): Credit Suisse lowered price target on the stock to $28 from $32. Shares slumped 6.92 percent to trade at $21.10.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS): Wells Fargo upgraded the stock to "Outperform" from "Market Perform". Shares inched 0.54 percent higher to trade at $52.16.
Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX): Janney Capital upgraded the stock to "Buy" from "Neutral". Shares gained 2.65 percent to trade at $100.31.
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Research In Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM): Jefferies upgraded the stock to "Buy" from "Hold". Shares advanced 6.01 percent to trade at $15.80.