Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (MO, AMZN, GS, IP, NCC, NOVL, RMG, SAP, URI, GMR, OSG, TK)

Below are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades we are looking at this Tuesday morning:

  • Altria Group (NYSE: MO) Started as Buy at UBS.
  • (NASDAQ: AMZN) started as Buy at Canaccord Adams.
  • Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) raised to Outperform at Wachovia.
  • International Paper (NYSE: IP) downgraded to Neutral at JP Morgan.
  • National City (NYSE: NCC) raised to Market Perform at KBW.
  • Novell (NASDAQ: NOVL) started as Buy at Broadpoint Capital.
  • RiskMetrics (NYSE: RMG) raised to Buy at Banc of America.
  • SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) raised to Outperform at Bernstein.
  • United Rentals (NYSE: URI) downgraded to Underweight at JP Morgan.

Citigroup raised overseas ship tankers to Buy from Hold: General Maritime (NYSE: GMR), Overseas Shipholding (NYSE: OSG), and Teekay Shipping (NYSE: TK).

Jon C. Ogg
March 18, 2008

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