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The following analyst upgrades/downgrades have been reported as of 9 AM

Upgrades:

Company/From/Jul 19
TickerBrokerageToClose

(AAPL)Apple Computer Inc.Neutral$54.10
Goldman Sachs Buy
(ADCT)ADC Telecommunications Inc.Neutral$12.52
Merriman Curhan Ford Buy
(AEOS)American Eagle Outfitters Inc.Neutral$33.71
UBS Buy
(AIT)Applied Industrial Technologies Inc.Hold$23.14
BB&T Capital Mkts Buy
(BEAV)BE Aerospace Inc.Hold$19.27
Matrix Research Buy
(BOBE)Bob Evans Farms Inc.Sell$28.38
Matrix Research Hold
(BOBJ)Business Objects SAMarket Perform$20.01
Piper Jaffray Outperform
(CDWC)CDW Corp.Neutral$56.79
Robert W. Baird Outperform
(EMCI)EMC Insurance Group Inc.Hold$31.94
AG Edwards Buy
(OTC:EUBK)EuroBancshares Inc.Underperform$8.69
Keefe Bruyette Mkt Perform
(GLBC)Global Crossing Ltd.Hold$15.02
Jefferies & Co Buy
(MOT)Motorola Inc.Market Perform$19.25
Piper Jaffray Outperform
(MOT)Motorola Inc.Mkt Perform$19.25
Charter Equity Buy
(NTAP)Network Appliance Inc.Neutral$29.39
Goldman Sachs Buy
(NVDA)NVIDIA Corp.Sell$19.60
Deutsche Securities Hold
(PLAB)Photronics Inc.Neutral$14.62
Susquehanna Financial Positive
(QCOM)QUALCOMM Inc.Neutral$36.73
Credit Suisse Outperform
(SAH)Sonic Automotive Inc.Mkt Perform$21.08
Wachovia Outperform
(SBUX)Starbucks Corp.Hold$33.84
Citigroup Buy
(SNDK)SanDisk Corp.Sell$40.29
Deutsche Securities Hold
(STJ)St. Jude Medical Inc.Hold$34.05
Jefferies & Co Buy
(STX)Seagate TechnologyNeutral$24.27
Goldman Sachs Buy

Downgrades:

Company/From/Jul 19
TickerBrokerageToClose

(ALEX)Alexander & Baldwin Inc.Buy$42.26
Goldman Sachs Neutral
(BARI)Bancorp Rhode Island Inc.Outperform$39.45
Keefe Bruyette Mkt Perform
(BP)BP plcOverweight$11.61
JP Morgan Neutral
(FE)Firstenergy Corp.Buy$55.50
Citigroup Hold
(GDW)Golden West Financial Corp.Outperform$74.80
Bear Stearns Peer Perform
(IBM)International Business Machines Corp.Buy$76.07
Goldman Sachs Neutral
(ISSX)Internet Security Systems Inc.Buy$22.95
Matrix Research Sell
(JNPR)Juniper Networks, IncBuy$14.14
Citigroup Hold
(JNPR)Juniper Networks, IncOutperform$14.14
Robert W. Baird Neutral
(KNOT)Knot Inc.Buy$20.60
Merriman Curhan Ford Neutral
(LHO)LaSalle Hotel PropertiesBuy$47.74
AG Edwards Hold
(LRY)Liberty Property TrustNeutral$44.75
Goldman Sachs Sell
(MOGN)MGI Pharma Inc.Overweight$21.43
Prudential Neutral
(MOGN)MGI Pharma Inc.Overweight$21.43
JP Morgan Neutral
(MOGN)MGI Pharma Inc.Outperform$21.43
Robert W. Baird Neutral
(NXL)New Plan Excel Realty Trust Inc.Neutral$25.82
Goldman Sachs Sell
(OPWV)Openwave Systems Inc.Buy$7.24
Kaufman Bros Hold
(RNST)Renasant Corp.Mkt Perform$42.11
Keefe Bruyette Underperform
(SIRI)Sirius Satellite Radio Inc.Buy$4.13
UBS Neutral
(SOMX)Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Inc.Overweight$11.10
JP Morgan Neutral
(STI)SunTrust Banks Inc.Outperform$78.41
Ryan, Beck & Co Mkt Perform
(TCBI)Texas Capital BancShares Inc. (TX)Outperform$22.89
Piper Jaffray Market Perform
(TKLC)TekelecHold$9.91
Matrix Research Strong Sell
(XMSR)XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.Buy$12.51
UBS Neutral

Coverage Inititated:

Company/Jul 19
TickerBrokerageRatingClose

(CPK)Chesapeake Utilities Corp.Buy$33.64
Rochdale Securities
(GENT)Gentium S.p.AMkt Outperform$13.35
Rodman & Renshaw
(OTC:GNPI)Genius Products Inc.Buy$1.90
Merriman Curhan Ford
(ISIG)Insignia Systems Inc.Outperform$2.85
Miller Johnson
(RMIX)US Concrete Inc.Hold$10.55
Citigroup
(SHPGY)Shire plcNeutral$44.95
Prudential
(SUPX)Supertex Inc.Buy$33.28
Oppenheimer

Data: Briefing.com, CapitalIQ

Source: Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades for Thursday, July 20, 2006