Top Pre-Market Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ELN, ESLT, LLNW, RDC, SLW, AIG, EAT, ENTR, HNT, INAP, NVS, OEH, PACR, TI )

Upgrades and Positive Calls:

  • Elan (ELN) Raised to Equal-weight at Lehman.
  • Elbit Systems (ESLT) Raised to Buy at UBS.
  • Limelight Networks (LLNW) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
  • Rowan Cos. (RDC) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
  • Silver Wheaton (SLW) Raised to Outperform at Raymond James.

Downgrades or Cautious Calls:

  • American International Group (AIG) Started as Sell at Societe Generale.
  • Brinker (EAT) Cut to Neutral at UBS.
  • Entropic Communications (ENTR) Cut to Neutral at Merriman Curhan Ford.
  • Health Net (HNT) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
  • Internap (INAP) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
  • Novartis (NVS) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.
  • Orient Express (OEH) Cut to Neutral at UBS.
  • Pacer International (PACR) Cut To Underweight at JPMorgan.
  • Telecom Italia (TI) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.

Jon C. Ogg
August 6, 2008