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Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ANF, BIDU, BSX, DF, ENER, GBL, NVDA, PALM, MMM, RHT)

These are the top ten analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations we have seen from Wall Street research calls:

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) Raised to Outperform Oppenheimer.
Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) Raised to Neutral at HSBC, whoops!; target raised to $550 by Citigroup.
Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Dean Foods (NYSE: DF) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Energy Conversion Devices (NASDAQ: ENER) Raised to Hold at Jefferies.
GAMCO Investors (NYSE: GBL) Raised to Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) Raised to Buy at Roth Capital.
Palm Inc, (NASDAQ: PALM) Raised to Hold from Sell at Citigroup.
3M Co. (NYSE: MMM) Raised to Outperform at Bernstein.
Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) Started as Outperform at William Blair.

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JON C. OGG
FEBRUARY 11, 2010