Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (CRL, SCHW, CBB, HTZ, FRPT, MTG, SAP, ULTA, JPM, WB, BAC)

These are not the only analyst calls impacting individual share prices, but these are the ones that is focusing on:

  • Charles River (NYSE: CRL) downgraded from Buy to Neutral at UBS.
  • Charles Schwab (NASDAQ: SCHW) started as Neutral at UBS.
  • Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) downgraded from Outperform to Peer Perform at Bear Stearns.
  • Hertz Global (NYSE: HTZ) downgraded from Buy to Neutral at Banc of America.
  • Force Protection (NASDAQ: FRPT) started as Sell at Stanford Global Research.
  • MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE: MTG) downgraded from Neutral to Sell at Goldman Sachs.
  • SAP AG  (NYSE: SAP) downgraded from Outperform to Underperform at Credit Suisse.
  • Ulta Salons (NASDAQ: ULTA) started in new coverage: started as Outperform at Wachovia; started as Overweight at J.P.Morgan; started as Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
  • Merrill Lynch downgrades brokers: cuts J.P.Morgan (NYSE: JPM) to Neutral from Buy, cuts Wachovia (NYSE: WB) to Sell from Neutral; cuts Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) to Neutral from Buy.

Jon C. Ogg
December 12, 2007