Top 10 Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ARG, T, GOOG, HOV, MELI, SSL, STO, TSM, TRI, WSM)

Douglas A. McIntyre

These are the top ten analyst calls for research upgrades, downgrades, and initiations which we have seen from Wall Street early this Monday morning:
Airgas (ARG) Started as Buy at Piper Jaffray.

AT&T (T) Removed from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs, but maintained Buy rating with 32% upside.
Google (GOOG) Cut to Hold from Buy at Benchmark.
Hovnanian (HOV) Cut to Underperform at Wachovia.
MercadoLibre (MELI) Raised to Positive at Susquehanna.
Sassol (SSL) Started as Neutral at UBS.
StatoilHydro (STO) Cut to Sell from Neutral at UBS.
Taiwan Semi (TSM) Raised to Overweight at Morgan Stanley.
Thomson Reuters (TRI) Raised to Outperform at Scotia.
Williams-Sonoma (WSM) Raised to Buy at Piper Jaffray.

June 8, 2009