Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (ALL, AOL, MT, DD, DANG, ESRX, HK, HCA, ONE, HUM, STEC, TWC, THS, WLP, WPRT)November 7, 2012 by Jon C. Ogg
Allstate Corp. (NYSE: ALL) reiterated Buy but raised target to $46 at Argus, and named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) cut to Underperform at CLSA.
ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) raised to Buy at BofA/ML, raised to Buy at Soc-Gen and cut to Sell from Neutral at UBS.
E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE: DD), or DuPont, cut to Underperform as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. (NYSE: DANG) started as Neutral at JPMorgan.
Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ: ESRX) maintained Buy but removed from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs.
Halcon Resources Corp. (NYSE: HK) started as Buy at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA) raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Higher One Holdings. Inc. (NYSE: ONE) cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) cut to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs and cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
STEC Inc. (NASDAQ: STEC) cut to Neutral at Lazard.
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) reiterated Buy with $100 target at Argus.
TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE: THS) cut to Underperform at Credit Suisse.
WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP) cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Westport Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: WPRT) started as Sell at Goldman Sachs.
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JON C. OGG