Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ABB, ADBE, BBVA, BBY, BOKF, BP, EAT, CBS, HGSI, IRG, NAV, BPOP, RF, TSLA, XNPT, ACI, DD, SRE, HES, FSLR, CHSI, STX, QCOM, CVS, EXC, CCE, HIG)June 14, 2012 by Jon C. Ogg
ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE: BBVA) Cut to Sell at UBS.
BP plc (NYSE: BP) Maintained Hold but cut estimates at Argus.
Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) Raised to Buy at Argus.
Human Genome Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSI) Cut to Market Perform at JMP Securities.
Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: IRG) Started as Outperform at Raymond James.
Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) Started as Neutral at Stern Agee.
Regions FInancial (NYSE: RF) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) Started as Buy at Lazard.
Xenoport, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNPT) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
MANY CHANGES TO ARGUS MODEL PORTFOLIO PICKS:
- SELLING: Removing Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI); Removing E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE: DD), or DuPont; Removing shares of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE); Removing Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES); Removing First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR); Removing Catalyst Health Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSI).
- BUYING: Adding Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX); Adding Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM); Adding CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS); Adding Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC); Adding Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE); Adding The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG).
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JON C. OGG