Top Pre-Market Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (NGG, QGEN, RGC, WSM, GPN, GFI, QSFT, TSRA)

Money_stack_picThese are the early bird analyst upgrades and downgrades we have seen this Tuesday morning with more than two hours to the open:

  • National Grid (NYSE: NGG) Raised to Overweight at HSBC.
  • Qiagen (NASDAQ: QGEN) Started as Overweight at HSBC.
  • Regal Entertainment (NYSE: RGC) Started as Buy at Merriman Curhan Ford.
  • Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) Raised to Buy at Merrill lynch.
  • Global Payments (NYSE: GPN) Cut to Neutral at Baird.
  • Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) Cut to Neutral from Buy at UBS.
  • Quest Software (NASDAQ: QSFT) Cut to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
  • Tessera Technologies (NASDAQ: TSRA) Cut to Neutral at Piper Jaffray.

Jon C. Ogg
December 2, 2008