Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (MT, CBOU, CPHD, IFF, IP, PFCB, PG, RAI, RF, USX, VQ)

April 17, 2008 by Douglas A. McIntyre

These are some of the top analyst calls we are focusing on this morning:

  • ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) Cut to Neutral from Overweight at HSBC.
  • Caribou Coffee (NASDAQ: CBOU) Cut to Neutral from Outperform at Cowen.
  • Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) Raised to Buy from Neutral at UBS.
  • Intl Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE: IFF) Cut to Underweight from Neutral at JPMorgan.
  • International Paper (NYSE: IP) cut To Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse.
  • PF Chang’s (NASDAQ: PFCB) Cut to Neutral from Outperform at Cowen.
  • Procter & Gamble (NYSEL PG) Cut to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank.
  • Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI) Raised to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs.
  • Regions Financial (NYSE: RF) Raised to Hold from Sell at Citi.
  • US Steel (NYSE: USX) Cut to Hold From Buy at Citigroup.
  • Venoco (NYSE: VQ) Raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.

Jon C. Ogg
April 17, 2008

Jon Ogg produces the Special Situation Investing Newsletter.  He can be reached at jonogg@247wallst.com and he does not own securities in the companies he covers.