Top Pre-Market Analyst Upgrades (BECN, BRNC, CIEN, LLY, ENER, FPL, Q, VRSN)

Douglas A. McIntyre

These are not all of the analyst upgrades or positive calls, but these are some of the calls we are seeing with a possible impact on shares early Monday morning:

  • Beacon Roofing (BECN) Raised to Outperform at Baird.
  • Bronco Drilling (BRNC) Raised to Outperform at Jefferies.
  • Ciena (CIEN) Raies to Outperform at Morgan Keegan.
  • Eli Lilly (LLY) Raised to Neutral at HSBC.
  • Energy Conversion Devices (ENER) Raised to Buy at UBS.
  • FPL Group (FPL) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
  • Qwest (Q) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
  • VeriSign (VRSN) Raised to Buy from Hold at Jefferies.

Jon C. Ogg
August 11, 2008