Pre-Market Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ADSK, CVA, SFD, MMM, ATU, BLK, CBEY, ITW, RFMD, ROP, UPS)

These are some of the top pre-market analyst upgrades and downgrades we are seeing this Tuesday morning:

  • AutoDesk (ADSK) Started as Buy at KeyBanc.
  • Covanta (CVA) Started as Buy at Jefferies.
  • Smithfield Foods (SFD) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
  • 3M (MMM) Cut to Underweight at Barclays.
  • Actuant (ATU) Cut to Neutral at Baird.
  • BlackRock (BLK) Cut to Market Perform at Wachovia.
  • Cbeyond (CBEY) Cut to Underperform at Jefferies.
  • Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Cut to Underweight at Barclays.
  • RF Micro Devices (RFMD) Cut to Neutral at UBS.
  • Roper (ROP) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
  • UPS (UPS) Cut to Neutral at JPMorgan.

Jon C. Ogg
December 9, 2008