Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (DRIV, ISIL, MUR, NAPS, BTU, RNWK, SINA, URI, VVUS, YRCW)

These are not the only impacting analyst calls this morning, but these are most of the initial calls being focused on by

  • Digital River (DRIV) raised to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse.
  • Intersil (ISIL) raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS.
  • Murphy Oil (MUR) downgraded to Peer Perform from Outperform at Bear Stearns.
  • Napster (NAPS) started as an “Underperform” at Bear Stearns.
  • Peabody Energy (BTU) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Merrill Lynch.
  • Real Networks (RNWK) started as Outperform at Bear Stearns.
  • Sina (SINA) raised to Buy from Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
  • United Rentals (URI)  raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS.
  • Vivus (VVUS) started as Overweight at J.P.Morgan.
  • YRC Worldwide (YRCW) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Wachovia.

Jon C. Ogg
January 3, 2008

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