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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AKAM, MT, COP, DYN, EP, GBL, LLNW, MON, PVH, RAX, SLW, CODE, UNH, UNP, WLP)

Jon C. Ogg

These are some of this Monday’s key analyst upgrades, downgrades, and initiations seen in Wall Street research calls.

Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM) Cut to Perform at Oppenheimer.
ArcelorMittal (NYSE: MT) Cut to Hold at Citigroup.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) Reiterated Buy and $72 target at Argus.
Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
El Paso Corp. (NYSE: EP) Started as Positive at Susquehanna.
GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE: GBL) Raised to Neutral at BofA/ML.
Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) Cut to Underperform at Oppenheimer.
Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. (NYSE: PVH) Raised to Buy at Citi.
Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE: RAX) Cut to Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley.
Silver Wheaton Corp. (NYSE: SLW) Maintained Buy but Target Raised to $35 at UBS.
Spansion Inc. (NASDAQ: CODE) Started as Buy and $28 target at Gleacher & Co.
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. (NYSE: UNH) Cut to Hold at Stifel Nicolaus.
Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) Raised to Outperform at Baird.
WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) Cut To Hold From Buy By Stifel Nicolaus

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JON C. OGG