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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (DNDN, ETFC, ESLR, HGSI, LDK, LPNT, MWW, PNC, SWKS, STP, VSH)

These are some of the top research calls from analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen early this Monday morning:

Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ: DNDN) Started as Overweight and $46 target at JPMorgan.
E*TRADE Financial (NASDAQ: ETFC) Started as Market Perform and $1.70 Target at KBW.
Evergreen Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: ESLR) Cut to Underweight at Barclays.
Human Genome Sciences (NASDAQ: HGSI) Resumed at Buy at BofA/Merrill Lynch.
LDK Solar Co.Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) Cut to Underweight at Barclays.
Lifepoint Hospitals (NASDAQ: LPNT) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) Raised to Buy at Stifel Nicolaus.
PNC Financial (NYSE: PNC) Raised to Outperform at Bernstein.
Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) Raised to Buy at Deutsche Bank.
Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. (NYSE: STP) Cut to Equal Weight at Barclays.
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (NYSE: VSH) Cut to Market Weight at Thomas Weisel.

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JON C. OGG