ABB Ltd. (NYSE: ABB) Cut to Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) Cut to Hold at Jefferies.
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE: BBVA) Cut to Sell at UBS.
BP plc (NYSE: BP) Maintained Hold but cut estimates at Argus.
Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) Raised to Buy at Argus.
Human Genome Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSI) Cut to Market Perform at JMP Securities.
Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: IRG) Started as Outperform at Raymond James.
Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) Started as Neutral at Stern Agee.
Regions FInancial (NYSE: RF) Raised to Buy at Goldman Sachs.
Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) Started as Buy at Lazard.
Xenoport, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNPT) Started as Outperform at Wells Fargo.
MANY CHANGES TO ARGUS MODEL PORTFOLIO PICKS:
- SELLING: Removing Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI); Removing E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE: DD), or DuPont; Removing shares of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE); Removing Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES); Removing First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR); Removing Catalyst Health Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSI).
- BUYING: Adding Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX); Adding Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM); Adding CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS); Adding Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC); Adding Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE); Adding The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG).
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JON C. OGG