2012-12-03 16:12:56 -
A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts
today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network ( bit.ly/equitybriefdaily)
and Equity Brief:
Goldman Sachs upgraded shares of Dell Inc. (DELL) from a sell rating to a buy
Barclays Capital upgraded shares of Duke Energy Co. (DUK) from an equal weight
rating to an overweight rating. Barclays Capital now has a $69.00 price target
on the stock, up previously from $68.00.
Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of DreamWorks Animation (DWA) from a hold
rating to a sell rating.
Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded shares of Edison International (EIX) from an
outperform rating to a market perform rating. Their analysts now have a $50.00
price target on the stock, down previously from $52.00.
Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of Emulex Co. (ELX) from a neutral
rating to a
sell rating. Their analysts now have a $6.00 price target on the stock, down
previously from $7.00.
RBC Capital upgraded shares of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (ERIC) from a
sector perform rating to an outperform rating. RBC Capital now has a $12.00
price target on the stock, up previously from $10.00.
Goldman Sachs upgraded shares of Eaton Vance Corp. (EV) from a sell rating to a
neutral rating. Goldman Sachs now has a $29.50 price target on the stock.
Needham & Company upgraded shares of Finisar (FNSR) from a hold rating to a buy
rating. Needham & Company now has a $18.00 price target on the stock.
Macquarie downgraded shares of Frontier Communications (FTR) from a neutral
rating to an underperform rating. Their analysts now have a $3.80 price target
on the stock.
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