Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (BHP, BPI, CAG, COP, ETFC, FDX, MRVL, RTP, SONC, SBUX)

These are the top ten early bird analyst upgrades and downgrades from Wall Street early this Tuesday morning with more than two hours until the market opens.

BHP Billiton (BHP) Raised to Buy at Citigroup.
Bridgepoint Education (BPI) Cut to Neutral at Credit Suisse.
ConAgra (CAG) Raised to Buy at UBS.
ConocoPhillips (COP) Raised to Outperform at Bernstein.
E*TRADE (ETFC) Raised to Outperform at FBR.
FedEx (FDX) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Marvell Technology (MRVL) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Rio Tinto (RTP) Raised to Buy at ING.
Sonic (SONC) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Starbucks (SBUX) Raised to Outperform at Baird.

Jon C. Ogg
June 23, 2009

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