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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AMGN, AVY, COLM, DSGX, EJ, JASO, KG, SCSS, SPWRA, THC)

These are the ten top analyst upgrades,downgrades, and initiations we have seen early this Friday morning with roughly two hours until the market opens:

Amgen (AMGN) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
Avery Dennison (AVY) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Columbia Sportswear (COLM) Raised toOverweight at Barclays.
Descartes Systems (DSGX) Started as Overweight at Thomas Weisel.
eHouse China (EJ) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
JA Solar (JASO) Cut to Equal Weight t Barclay.
King Pharma (KG) Cut to Hold at Needham.
Select Comfort (SCSS) Reinitiated as Buy at KeyBanc.
SunPower (SPWRA) Started as Buy at Needham.
Tenet Healthcare (THC) Raisd to Outperform at Baird.

JON C. OGG
August 14, 2009

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