Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (ANN, ASH, SCHW, AMTD, COH, DHT, NAT, PHTN, WYNN, BK, LEH, GS, IVZ, STT)

These are not the only research calls this morning affecting stock, particularly as the world is focused on the fleecing that has occurred at Bear Stearns this morning.   But these are other brokerage firm calls for Monday morning:
Ann Taylor (NYSE: ANN) raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Ashland (NYSE: ASH) raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Charles Schwab (NASDAQ: SCHW) downgraded to Underperform at FBR.
Coach (NYSE: COH) downgraded to Hold at Citigroup.
Double Hull Tankers (NYSE: DHT) downgraded to Underweight at JP Morgan.
Nordic American Tanker (NYSE: NAT) raised to Neutral at JP Morgan.
Photon Dynamics (NASDAQ: PHTN) raised to Overweight at Lehman Brothers.
TD Ameritrade (NASDAQ: AMTD) downgraded to Neutral at UBS; downgraded to Market Perform at FBR.
Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) raised to Outperform at Bear Stearns.
UBS downgrades brokers and fiduciaries to Neutral: cuts Bank of New York (NYSE: BK), Lehman (NYSE: LEH), Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), InVesco (NYSE: IVZ), State Street (NYSE: STT).

Jon C. Ogg
March 17, 2008

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