A roundup of tech ratings changes

|By:, SA News Editor

IBM (IBM -5.9%) has been cut to Neutral by UBS following its big Q3 revenue miss.

Xilinx (XLNX -5%) has been downgraded to neutral ratings by Piper and Raymond James, and upgraded to Outperform by Baird, and after beating FQ3 estimates and issuing soft FQ4 revenue guidance.

SanDisk (SNDK +5.8%) has been upgraded to Strong Buy by Needham after soundly beating Q3 estimates and issuing decent Q4 revenue guidance.

JinkoSolar (JKS +10.3%) has been has been upgraded to Outperform by Credit Suisse.

ASML (ASML -1.9%) has been cut to Neutral by HSBC a day after releasing its Q3 results.

CEVA (CEVA -1.3%) has been cut to Neutral by Wedbush.

Salesforce (CRM +0.3%) has been started at Buy by Argus.

SolarCity (SCTY +8.9%) has been started at Overweight by JPMorgan a week after providing strong Q3 metrics and even stronger 2014 guidance.

NQ Mobile (NQ +6%) and Vipshop (VIPS -0.7%) havebeen started at Outperform by Macquarie.