• Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) upgraded by JPMorgan from Underweight to Neutral
  • Vivendi (VIVHY) upgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy
  • Blackhawk (HAWK) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy
  • Celgene (CELG) upgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform
  • Johnson Controls (JCI) upgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Top Pick
  • Geron (GERN) upgraded by Needham from Hold to Buy
  • United Rentals (URI) upgraded by RBC Capital from Outperform to Top Pick
  • ARIAD (ARIA) upgraded by Stifel from Hold to Buy



  • Edwards Lifesciences (EW,MDT) downgraded by Wells Fargo  from Outperform to Market Perform
  • TeliaSonera (TLSNF) downgraded by Deutsche Bank from Hold to Sell
  • Tenneco (TEN) downgraded by RBC Capital from Top Pick to Outperform 
  • Home Properties (HME) downgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Underweight 
  • Quest Diagnostics (DGX) downgraded  by BofA/Merrill from Buy to Underperform


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