3/13 Upgrades, Downgrades


ARGUS upgrades Express Scripts (ESRX) to BUY
Broadpoint AmTech upgrades dell (DELL) to NEUTRAL
ARGUS upgrades Cogent Communications (CCOI) to BUY
Raymond James upgrades Hibbett Sports (HIBB) to STRONG BUY
Bernstein upgrades Merck & Co. (MRK) to OUTPERFORM
Goldman Sachs upgrades King Pharmaceuticals (KG) to BUY
Goldman Sachs upgrades Foster Wheeler (FWLT) to BUY
Credi Suisse upgrades Halliburton Company (HAL) to OUTPERFORM
Susquehanna upgrades Merit Medical Systems (MMSI) to POSITIVE
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods upgrades Employers Holdings (EIG) to OUTPERFORM
Barclays upgrades Devon Energy (DVN) to OVERWEIGHT
Credit Suisse upgrades FEI Company (FEIC) to OUTPERFORM
UBS upgrades Paychex (PAYX) to NEUTRAL
Bank of America upgrades Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) to NEUTRAL
Bank of America upgrades Logitech (LOGI) to NEUTRAL
Morgan Stanley upgrades France Telecom (FTE) to EQUALWEIGHT
RBC Capital upgrades Palm (PALM) to OUTPERFORM
Baird upgrades Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) to OUTPERFORM


Davenport downgrades Universal Display (PANL) to BUY
Caris & Company downgrades Cinemark (CNK) to AVERAGE
Fitch downgrades debt ratings of AMR Corp (AMR):
*AMR – Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to CCC, Senior Unsecured Debt to C/RR6
*American Airlines – IDR to CCC, Secured Bank Credit Facility to B+/RR1
Thomas Weisel downgrades EMC Corp (EMC) to EQUALWEIGHT
Raymond James downgrades Williams-Sonoma (WSM) to MARKET PERFORM
Credit Suisse downgrades National Oilwell Varco (NOV) to NEUTRAL
ARGUS downgrades Genentech (DNA) to SELL
Goldman Sachs downgrades BJ Services (BJS) to SELL
Goldman Sachs downgrades Helmerich & Payne Inc. (HP) to SELL
KeyBanc downgrades Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. (GCFB) to HOLD
Morgan Joseph downgrades MTR Gaming Group (MNTG) to HOLD
Barclays downgrades Genentech (DNA) to EQUALWEIGHT
Fitch downgrades Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)
Credit Suisse downgrades FMC Technologies (FTI) to NEUTRAL
Credit Suisse downgrades Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI) to NEUTRAL
Oppenheimer downgrades Genentech (DNA) to PERFORM
Baird downgrades Mettler-Toledo (MTD) to NEUTRAL


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