• Kingfisher (KGFHY) upgraded by BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy 
  • Nanosphere (NSPH) upgraded by Roth Capital from Neutral to Buy 
  • NVIDIA (NVDA) upgraded by B. Riley from Neutral to Buy 
  • Ctrip.com (CTRP) upgraded by Morgan Stanley from Equal Weight to Overweight 
  • Alpha Natural (ANR) upgraded by Macquarie from Underperform to Neutral
  • Provident Financial (PROV) by Fig Partners upgraded from Underperform to Market Perform
  • Children’s Place (PLCE) upgraded by Piper Jaffray from Neutral to Overweight
  • athenahealth (ATHN) upgraded by Cowen from Underperform to Market Perform



  • Lorillard (LO) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold 
  • The Medicines Co. (MDCO) downgraded by Jefferies from Buy to Hold
  • Sempra Energy (SRE) downgraded by Citigroup from Buy to Neutral
  • Itron (ITRI) downgraded by Canaccord from Buy to Hold
  • Depomed (DEPO) downgraded by Roth Capital from Buy to Neutral
  • Angie’s List (ANGI) downgraded by Stifel from Buy to Hold 
  • Sanchez Energy (SN) downgraded by KLR Group from Buy to Accumulate
  • Gas Natural (GASNF) downgraded by Credit Suisse from Neutral to Underperform
  • Titan Machinery (TITN) downgraded by Longbow from Neutral to Underperform



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