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Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (BHI, HAL, FNM, FRE, INTC, MAT, MSFT, ORCL, MIR, NOVL, FTO, TSO, VLO)

These are not the only impacting analyst calls in the land of upgrades & downgrades, but these are the top ten analyst calls 24/7 Wall St. is looking at today:

  • Baker Hughes (BHI) & Halliburton (HAL) raised to Outperform at Bernstein.
  • Fannie Mae (FNM) & Freddie Mac (FRE) cut to Equal Weight at Lehman.
  • Frontier Oil (FTO), Tesoro (TSO) & Valero (VLO) estimates lowered at Goldman Sachs.
  • Intel (INTC) added to Goldman Sachs conviction Buy List, to replace the Long SNDK, Short AMAT pairs trade.
  • Mattel (MAT) raised to Overweight at J.P.Morgan.
  • Microsoft (MSFT) cut to Neutral from Buy at Merrill Lynch.
  • Mirant (MIR) raised to Overweight at Lehman.
  • Novell (NOVL) raised to Buy at UBS.
  • Oracle (ORCL) cut to Neutral from Buy at Merrill Lynch.

Jon C. Ogg
November 12, 2007

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