LONDON (ShareCast) - Top US stock recommendations of the day:
CENTURY LINK: Raymond James downgrades to hold from strong buy.
COLGATE PALMOLIVE: Canaccord Genuity initiates coverage at sell.
COMCAST: Stifel Nicolaus reiterates buy rating, price target of $45 (vs. $42).
E-TRADE FINANCIAL: Bank of America initiates coverage at underweight, price target of $10.
FMC (NYSE: FMC - news) : Societe Generale (Paris: FR0000130809 - news) downgrades to hold from buy.
MEDTRONIC (NYSE: MDT - news) : Lazard Capital downgrades to neutral from buy.
NVIDIA: Needham & Co downgrades to hold from buy.
PROCTER AND GAMBLE: Canaccord Genuity initiates coverage at buy.
TIME WARNER CABLE (NYSE: TWC - news) : RBC downgrades to hold from overweight.
TRIP ADVISOR: Morgan Stanley (Xetra: 885836 - news) downgrades to hold from overweight.
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS: Raymond James upgrades to overweight from hold.