3/31 Upgrades, Downgrades


Credit Suisse upgrades Telefonos de Mexico (TMX) to NEUTRAL
UBS upgrades Autodesk (ADSK) to NEUTRAL
Bernstein upgrades Deutsche Telekom (DT) to MARKET PERFORM
Deutsche Bank upgrades Alcoa (AA) to HOLD
WBB Securities upgrades Cyberonics (CYBX) to STRONG BUY
Scotia upgrades Barrick Gold (ABX) to OUTPERFORM
Janney Montgomery Scott upgrades Layne Christensen (LAYN) to NEUTRAL
Davenport upgrades Microsoft (MSFT) to BUY
Merriman Curhan upgrades Google (GOOG) to BUY


Pacific Crest downgrades Informatica (INFA) to SECTOR PERFORM
Stifel Nicolaus downgrades The Knot (KNOT) to HOLD
Sandler O’Neill downgrades XL Capital (XL) to HOLD
Buckingham Research downgrades Lowe’s (LOW) to UNDERPERFORM
Citi downgrades Wolseley PLC (WOSLY) to HOLD
Raymond James downgrades Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA) to MARKET PERFORM
Oppenheimer downgrades Metabasis Therapeutics (MBRX) to PERFORM
Deutsche Bank downgrades Freeport-McMoran (FCX) to SELL

Credit Rating:
Moody’s lowers Hartford Financial (HIG)’s long-term senior debt rating to Baa3, short-term debt rating to P-3, insurance financial strength (IFS) ratings for the company’s lead property and casualty (P&C) to A2 and life insurance operating subsidiaries to A3.


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