Top Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ANTH, BBBY, BLK, BPL, CZR, CELG, EEP, FB, F, LNCR, NKE, ORCL, RIMM, SKS, TTM, TIF, UNP, UHS, WETF, ZUMZ)
Anthera Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ANTH) Cut to Sell at Citigroup.
Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) Raised to Buy at BB&T.
BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) Cut to Neutral at Macquarie.
Buckeye Partners (NYSE: BPL) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML.
Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) Raised to Buy from Hold with $75 target at Argus.
Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE: EEP) Raised to Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) Started as Neutral at Macquarie.
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) Maintained Neutral with $13 target but cut estimates at Credit Suisse.
Lincare Holdings (NASDAQ: LNCR) Raised to Buy at Jefferies.
Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) Cut to Neutral at Stern Agee; Cut to Neutral at Baird; Maintained Hold but cut target to $92 at Canaccord Genuity.
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) Raised to Outperform at RBC; Reiterated Outperform with $40 target at Credit Suisse.
Research in Motion Ltd. (NASDAQ: RIMM) Cut to Underperform at BofA/ML; Cut to Underperform at CIBC; Cut to Underperform at Scotia; Reiterated Sell and cut target to $5.00 from $9.50 at Citi.
Saks Inc. (NYSE: SKS) Raised to Overweight at JPMorgan.
Tata Motors (NYSE: TTM) Cut to Neutral at BofA/ML.
Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE: UHS) Cut to Market Perform at Wells Fargo.
WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF) Started as Buy at Goldman Sachs.
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With next week’s 4th of July holiday in the United States landing on a Wednesday, we would look for a light week ahead in research calls as many analysts, brokers, traders, and investors will be out of the office throughout the week.
JON C. OGG