Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Calls (ASMI, BWA, CCL, RCL, EMC, SSP, MWA, NSM, NST, SCG, WBMD)

These are ten of the analyst calls we are focusing on early this Wednesday morning in pre-market trading:

  • ASM Intl NV (NASDAQ: ASMI) raised to Buy at Jefferies.
  • BorgWarner (NYSE: BWA) Raised to Overweight from Equalweight at Lehman.
  • Carnival (NYSE: CCL) and Royal Caribbean (RCL) were both Downgraded to Hold from Buy at ABN AMRO.
  • EMC Corp (NYSE: EMC) cut to Neutral at Bernstein.
  • EW Scripps (NYSE: SSP) raised to Outperform at Bear Stearns.
  • Mueller Water Products (NYSE: MWA) Raised to Outperform from Neutral at Baird.
  • National Semi (NYSE: NSM) raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
  • NStar (NYSE: NST) Cut to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
  • Scana Corp. (NYSE: SCG) Cut to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
  • WebMD Health (NASDAQ: WBMD) Cut to Sell from Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Jon C. Ogg
June 18, 2008

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