4/14 Upgrades, Downgrades

UPGRADES

Rodman & Renshaw upgrades Dendreon (DNDN) to Market Outperform
Janney Montgomery Scott upgrades First Potomac Realty (FPO) to Buy
Lazard Capital Markets upgrades Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) to Buy
Merriman Curhan upgrades Dendreon (DNDN) to Neutral
Canaccord Adams upgrades Maxim Integrated (MXIM) to Buy
Roth upgrades Phoenix Technologies (PTEC) to Buy
UBS upgrades Express Scripts (ESRX) to Buy
J.P. Morgan upgrades CommScope (CTV) to Overweight
Credit Suisse upgrades LAN Airlines (LFL) from Neutral
BB&T Capital upgrades Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) to Buy
J.P. Morgan upgrades Aruba Networks (ARUN) to Neutral
J.P. Morgan upgrades Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) to Neutral
Oppenheimer upgrades Lam Research (LRCX) to Outperform
Bank of America upgrades Gymboree (GYMB) to Buy
Deutsche Bank upgrades Luxottica (LUX) to Buy; Risks Increasingly Balanced
Goldman Sachs upgrades Albemarle (ALB) to Buy, Adds to Buy List
Oppenheimer upgrades Mattson Technology (MTSN) to Perform
Credit Suisse upgrades Owens & Minor (OMI) to Outperform
UBS upgrades Protective Life (PL) to Neutral
Bank of America upgrades Nabors (NBR) to Buy
Bank of America upgrades Noble (NE) and Smith Int’l (SII) to Buy
Bank of America upgrades ENSCO (ESV) and Patterson-UTI (PTEN) to Neutral
Bank of America upgrades Brocade (BRCD) to Buy

DOWNGRADES

Cantor Fitzgerald downgrades Sangamo BioSciences (SGMO) to Hold
Pali Research downgrades Coach (COH) to Neutral
Wedbush Morgan downgrades Netflix (NFLX) to Hold
Canaccord Adams downgrades Linear Technology (LLTC) to Hold
CL King downgrades EnerSys (ENS) to Neutral
RBC downgrades First Mercury Financial (FMR) to Sector Perform
BB&T downgrades Knoll (KNL) to Hold
Pali Research downgrades Best Buy (BBY) to Sell
Stifel Nicolaus downgrades Discover Financial Services (DFS) to Hold
Stifel Nicolaus downgrades American Express (AXP) to Sell
Stifel Nicolaus downgrades Capital One (COF) to Hold
Soleil Securities dowgrades Macy’s (M) to Hold; Valuation Call
RBC Capital downgrades Fidelity National (FNF) to Sector Perform
SunTrust downgrades Interline Brands (IBI) to Neutral
ThinkEquity downgrades ITT Educational Services (ESI) to Accumulate
Bernstein downgrades Spirit Aerosystems (SPR) to Market Perform
Needham & Co downgrades Shanda Interactive (SNDA) to Hold
BWS Financial downgrades NETGEAR (NTGR) to Hold; Valuation Call
Bank of America downgrades Moog (MOG.A) to Underperform
Barclays downgrades Microsemi (MSCC) to Equalweight
J.P. Morgan downgrades Sanderson Farms (SAFM) to Neutral
J.P. Morgan downgrades Boyd Gaming (BYD) to Underweight
J.P. Morgan downgrades Ameristar Casinos (ASCA) to Neutral
Bank of America downgrades Pride Int’l (PDE) to Neutral
Baird downgrades Seagate Technology (STX) to Neutral
Oppenheimer downgrades BP (BP), Chevron (CVX), ConocoPhillips (COP), ExxonMobil (XOM) and Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.a) to Perform

Credit Rating:
Moody’s downgraded Ratings of Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)’s senior debt at the holding company to Baa1 from A2; BFSR to C from B-, short-term rating was also downgraded to Prime-2

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