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    Equities 
    Performance
    Day30 Day1 Year
     
    3M Co
    MMM:NYQ
     
    +0.31%+6.59%+26.65%
     
    American Capital Agency Corp
    AGNC:NSQ
     
    ---8.66%-22.16%
     
    ple Inc
    AAPL:NSQ
     
    +0.57%+10.78%-15.11%
     
    ArcelorMittal SA
    MT:NYQ
     
    +1.39%+16.55%-23.34%
     
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc
    BRK.B:NYQ
     
    +0.23%+3.92%+30.81%
     
    Blackrock Kelso Capital Corp
    BKCC:NSQ
     
    +1.68%+11.38%+7.46%
     
    Caterpillar Inc
    CAT:NYQ
     
    -0.10%+0.68%-7.17%
     
    Cooper Tire & Rubber Co
    CTB:NYQ
     
    +0.12%+2.17%+33.25%
     
    Credit Suisse High Yield Bond
    DHY:ASQ
     
    +0.32%+0.54%+2.96%
     
    CSX Corp
    CSX:NYQ
     
    -1.12%+6.24%+26.35%
     
    CYS Investments Inc
    CYS:NYQ
     
    +0.60%-7.28%-23.71%
     
    E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co
    DD:NYQ
     
    +0.12%+7.72%+30.03%
     
    Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund
    EXG:NYQ
     
    +0.41%+5.64%+17.04%
     
    Ellington Financial LLC
    EFC:NYQ
     
    +0.09%+1.06%+11.23%
     
    Garmin Ltd
    GRMN:NSQ
     
    -1.02%+3.86%-7.17%
     
    General Electric Co
    GE:NYQ
     
    -0.16%+6.02%+19.09%
     
    Herbalife Ltd
    HLF:NYQ
     
    +1.72%+26.60%+78.79%
     
    JPMorgan Chase and Co
    JPM:NYQ
     
    -0.80%+7.49%+33.20%
     
    KCAP Financial Inc
    KCAP:NSQ
     
    -1.13%+1.75%+20.57%
     
    KKR & Co LP
    KKR:NYQ
     
    -1.29%+9.25%+40.96%
     
    Lockheed Martin Corp
    LMT:NYQ
     
    +0.42%+13.45%+33.59%
     
    Lorillard Inc
    LO:NYQ
     
    -1.37%+0.37%+229.00%
     
    Magna International Inc
    MGA:NYQ
     
    -1.48%+8.45%+52.46%
     
    Microsoft Corp
    MSFT:NSQ
     
    +0.73%-7.95%+19.96%
     
    Nordic American Tanker Ltd
    NAT:NYQ
     
    -0.88%+41.50%+21.54%
     
    Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC
    OZM:NYQ
     
    +0.62%+9.68%+29.63%
     
    Pitney Bowes Inc
    PBI:NYQ
     
    -1.17%-2.24%+39.48%
     
    Prospect Capital Corp
    PSEC:NSQ
     
    +0.54%+4.23%+9.19%
     
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD:NSQ
     
    +2.22%+21.21%-25.13%
     
    Resource Capital Corp
    RSO:NYQ
     
    +0.46%+7.76%+23.56%
     
    Siemens AG
    SI:NYQ
     
    +2.36%+8.82%+6.94%
     
    SK Telecom Co Ltd
    SKM:NYQ
     
    -0.23%+13.33%+39.61%
     
    Solar Capital Ltd
    SLRC:NSQ
     
    -0.85%-2.63%-2.13%
     
    Southern Copper Corp
    SCCO:NYQ
     
    +1.26%+3.88%-24.34%
     
    Sunoco Logistics Partners LP
    SXL:NYQ
     
    +1.39%-1.43%+27.00%
     
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
    TMO:NYQ
     
    -0.72%+8.62%+42.49%
     
    Total SA
    TOT:NYQ
     
    +0.30%+11.82%+5.72%
     
    Two Harbors Investment Corp
    TWO:NYQ
     
    +1.20%-1.66%-3.64%
     
    Verizon Communications Inc
    VZ:NYQ
     
    +0.61%+1.72%+22.52%
     
    Visa Inc
    V:NYQ
     
    -0.72%+5.78%+28.26%
     
    Vodafone Group PLC
    VOD:NSQ
     
    +0.24%+5.74%+22.61%
     
    Walter Investment Management Corp
    WAC:NYQ
     
    +0.10%+14.78%-10.62%
     
    Xinyuan Real Estate Co Ltd
    XIN:NYQ
     
    +1.57%+29.10%+47.41%
     
    Zweig Total Return
    ZTR:NYQ
     
    -0.30%+3.94%+11.94%
     
    Total 
    +0.13%+6.89%+18.09%
     
    As of BST 21:07 Jul 26 2013. Performance data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
     
    Today's Market Overview
    FTSE 100DOWS&P 500
    6,555 33.16 / -0.50%15,559 3.22 / +0.02%1,692 1.40 / +0.08%
    BST 16:35 Jul 26 2013BST 21:32 Jul 26 2013BST 21:32 Jul 26 2013

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    Analysts' Upgrades

    • Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE:AAP) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $92.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $82.00. 11.9% Upside.
    • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Alamos Gold (TSE:AGI) was upgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from an "outperform" rating to a "focus stock" rating. They now have a C$19.00 price target on the stock. 24.3% Upside.
    • Baidu.com (NASDAQ:BIDU) was upgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $144.70 price target on the stock, up previously from $93.00. 15.0% Upside.
    • BankUnited Inc. (NYSE:BKU) was upgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock. 13.7% Upside.
    • Celestica (NYSE:CLS) was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James to an "outperform" rating.
    • Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:COG) was upgraded by analysts at Howard Weil from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $91.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $65.00. 18.9% Upside.
    • Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:COG) was upgraded by analysts at Iberia Capital from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating.
    • Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE:CPB) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock. 2.9% Upside.
    • Dupont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE:DFT) was upgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $27.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $26.00. 15.4% Upside.
    • Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $84.00 price target on the stock. 19.8% Upside.
    • Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) was upgraded by analysts at Standpoint Research from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $64.00 price target on the stock. 1.5% Downside.
    • Flagstar Bancorp (NYSE:FBC) was upgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a "sell" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $14.50 price target on the stock, up previously from $12.00. 8.9% Downside.
    • Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) was upgraded by analysts at Atlantic Securities from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating.
    • St. Joe Co. (NYSE:JOE) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock. 4.5% Upside.
    • Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) was upgraded by analysts at BB&T Corp. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock. 29.6% Upside.
    • Lazard Ltd. (NYSE:LAZ) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "sell" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a GBX 38 ($0.58) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 30 ($0.46). 4.7% Upside.
    • L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LLL) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $97.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $73.00. 5.4% Upside.
    • Life Time Fitness Inc. (NYSE:LTM) was upgraded by analysts at Feltl & Co. from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $67.60 price target on the stock, up previously from $56.43. 27.9% Upside.
    • Methanex Corporation (NASDAQ:MEOH) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $52.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $45.00. 11.6% Upside.
    • Meritage Homes Corp. (NYSE:MTH) was upgraded by analysts at CRT Capital from a "fair value" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $57.00 price target on the stock. 30.4% Upside.
    • Norbord (TSE:NBD) was upgraded by analysts at CIBC from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating.
    • OpenTable Inc. (NASDAQ:OPEN) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a GBX 76 ($1.16) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 54 ($0.82). 18.8% Upside.
    • Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (NYSE:PAC) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating.
    • Parker-Hannifin Corp (NYSE:PH) was upgraded by analysts at Susquehanna to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $16.00. 85.2% Downside.
    • PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE:PHM) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $23.50. 26.9% Upside.
    • PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE:PHM) was upgraded by analysts at Susquehanna from a "negative" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:PNK) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from an "underperform" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $14.00. 52.3% Upside.
    • Potash Corp (NYSE:POT) was upgraded by analysts at National Bank Financial from an "underperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating. They now have a $39.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $37.00. 4.2% Upside.
    • Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $45.50 price target on the stock, down previously from $48.75. 12.8% Upside.
    • Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) was upgraded by analysts at Danske from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $79.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $52.00. 13.3% Upside.
    • Ryland Group Inc. (NYSE:RYL) was upgraded by analysts at MKM Partners to a "neutral" rating.
    • Ryland Group Inc. (NYSE:RYL) was upgraded by analysts at ISI Group from a "neutral" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock. 27.2% Upside.
    • State Bank Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:STBZ) was upgraded by analysts at FIG Partners from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $19.50 price target on the stock, up previously from $17.75. 19.6% Upside.
    • TalkTalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK) was upgraded by analysts at Espirito Santo Investment Bank Research from a "sell" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a GBX 340 ($5.19) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 140 ($2.14).
    • Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $160.00 price target on the stock. 29.0% Upside.
    • United Community Banks Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $15.00. 16.5% Upside.
    • Victrex (LON:VCT) was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd from a "hold" rating to an "add" rating. They now have a GBX 1,775 ($27.09) price target on the stock.
    • Meridian Bioscience Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) was upgraded by analysts at Wedbush from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $17.00. 12.7% Downside.
    • Vantiv Inc (NASDAQ:VNTV) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 13.6% Upside.
    • VeriSign Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) was upgraded by analysts at B. Riley from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $58.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $50.00. 26.3% Upside.
    • VCA Antech Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) was upgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Cos. from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $22.00. 14.8% Upside.

    Analysts' Downgrades

    • ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB) was downgraded by analysts at BNP Paribas from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating.
    • Audience Inc (NASDAQ:ADNC) was downgraded by analysts at Chardan Capital from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $20.00. 3.1% Downside.
    • American Railcar Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:ARII) was downgraded by analysts at BB&T Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock. 24.0% Upside.
    • Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $78.00 price target on the stock. 2.1% Upside.
    • Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) was downgraded by analysts at BB&T Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $77.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 0.8% Upside.
    • Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) was downgraded by analysts at Oppenheimer from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a GBX 78 ($1.19) price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 2.1% Upside.
    • BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCN) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCN) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock. 2.1% Downside.
    • BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ:BNCN) was downgraded by analysts at Susquehanna from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • Cerner Corp. (NASDAQ:CERN) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $53.00 price target on the stock. 6.8% Upside.
    • Choice Hotels International Inc. (NYSE:CHH) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. to a "neutral" rating.
    • Mack-Cali Realty Corp. (NYSE:CLI) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • Columbus McKinnon Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCO) was downgraded by analysts at CJS Securities from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock. 1.1% Upside.
    • Capita Plc (LON:CPI) was downgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd from an "add" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a GBX 992 ($15.14) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 955 ($14.58).
    • Convergys Corp. (NYSE:CVG) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a GBX 21 ($0.32) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 19.50 ($0.30). 12.7% Upside.
    • Deckers Outdoor Corp. (NASDAQ:DECK) was downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating.
    • De La Rue plc (LON:DLAR) was downgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd from an "add" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a GBX 1,070 ($16.33) price target on the stock.
    • Dolby Laboratories Inc. (NYSE:DLB) was downgraded by analysts at Dougherty & Co from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) was downgraded by analysts at Williams Financial Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $77.00 price target on the stock. 11.1% Upside.
    • Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (NYSE:DO) was downgraded by analysts at Williams Capital from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $77.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $86.00. 11.1% Upside.
    • Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (NYSE:DRC) was downgraded by analysts at CL King from a "strong-buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • DXP Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ:DXPE) was downgraded by analysts at Ascendiant Capital Markets from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $71.00 price target on the stock. 9.2% Upside.
    • Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) was downgraded by analysts at Lazard Capital Markets from a "buy" rating to an "underperform" rating. They now have a $75.00 price target on the stock. 15.4% Upside.
    • Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) was downgraded by analysts at Argus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
    • FLIR Systems Inc (NASDAQ:FLIR) was downgraded by analysts at KeyCorp from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $29.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 9.1% Downside.
    • Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Freescale Semiconductor Ltd (NYSE:FSL) was downgraded by analysts at Oppenheimer from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
    • Graham Corp. (NYSE:GHM) was downgraded by analysts at Dougherty & Co from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $55.00. 6.8% Upside.
    • Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $49.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $58.00. 0.7% Upside.
    • Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:HTCH) was downgraded by analysts at Craig Hallum from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $4.00 price target on the stock. 27.1% Downside.
    • Innodata Inc (NASDAQ:INOD) was downgraded by analysts at Noble Financial from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • IPC The Hospitalist Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:IPCM) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a GBX 48 ($0.73) price target on the stock. 7.9% Downside.
    • Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Cazenove from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock. 8.4% Upside.
    • Lakeland Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock. 8.6% Upside.
    • Medidata Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:MDSO) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $82.00 price target on the stock. 9.0% Downside.
    • MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MKTX) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $54.00 price target on the stock. 1.1% Upside.
    • Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MSI) was downgraded by analysts at Argus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $27.00 price target on the stock. 1.5% Downside.
    • Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) was downgraded by analysts at Johnson Rice from a "focus list" rating to an "overweight" rating.
    • National Penn Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:NPBC) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $12.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $11.00. 9.4% Upside.
    • NETGEAR Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) was downgraded by analysts at RBC Capital from a "sector perform" rating to an "underperform" rating. They now have a $27.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $28.00. 18.2% Downside.
    • NxStage Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM) was downgraded by analysts at Lazard Capital Markets from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $16.00 price target on the stock. 17.7% Upside.
    • Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE:PCP) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $245.00 price target on the stock. 6.2% Upside.
    • Precision Drilling (NYSE:PDS) was downgraded by analysts at Pi Financial from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a C$11.00 price target on the stock, up previously from C$10.25. 8.8% Upside.
    • PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE:PHM) was downgraded by analysts at ISI Group from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE:PHM) was downgraded by analysts at Barclays Capital from an "outperform" rating to an "equal weight" rating. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $23.00. 8.8% Upside.
    • Potash Corp (NYSE:POT) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $44.00. 9.5% Upside.
    • Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ:PPBI) was downgraded by analysts at FIG Partners from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock. 5.7% Upside.
    • Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc. (NYSE:PTX) was downgraded by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $2.50 price target on the stock, down previously from $3.00. 31.7% Downside.
    • Qlik Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:QLIK) was downgraded by analysts at Drexel Hamilton from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $24.00 price target on the stock. 24.1% Downside.
    • Quality Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) was downgraded by analysts at Lazard Capital Markets from a "neutral" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock. 15.9% Downside.
    • Revlon Inc. (NYSE:REV) was downgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $27.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $25.00. 5.9% Upside.
    • Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) was downgraded by analysts at Barclays Capital from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock. 9.0% Upside.
    • Rolls-Royce Holdings (LON:RR) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank to a "sell" rating. They now have a GBX 1,020 ($15.57) price target on the stock.
    • Rolls-Royce Group plc (NASDAQ:RYCEY) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • Seadrill Ltd (NASDAQ:SDRL) was downgraded by analysts at HSBC from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating. They now have a $79.00 price target on the stock. 9.3% Downside.
    • Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE:STC) was downgraded by analysts at FBR Capital Markets from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 10.3% Upside.
    • Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE:STC) was downgraded by analysts at FBR & Co. from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • Statoil (NYSE:STO) was downgraded by analysts at Swedbank from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Susquehanna (NASDAQ:SUSQ) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock. 5.7% Downside.
    • Susquehanna (NASDAQ:SUSQ) was downgraded by analysts at Macquarie from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Silver Crest Mines (CVE:SVL) was downgraded by analysts at Stonecap Securities from an "outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating. They now have a C$2.20 price target on the stock, down previously from C$2.60. 21.5% Upside.
    • SolarWinds Inc (NYSE:SWI) was downgraded by analysts at Needham & Company from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $56.00 price target on the stock. 21.5% Upside.
    • SolarWinds Inc (NYSE:SWI) was downgraded by analysts at Stephens from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $60.00. 17.6% Downside.
    • TAL International Group Inc. (NYSE:TAL) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $44.00 price target on the stock. 6.9% Upside.
    • Teradyne Inc. (NYSE:TER) was downgraded by analysts at Pacific Crest from an "outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock. 26.2% Upside.
    • TeleCommunication Systems (NASDAQ:TSYS) was downgraded by analysts at Noble Financial from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) was downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $73.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 0.2% Upside.
    • Vantiv Inc (NASDAQ:VNTV) was downgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
    • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $83.00 price target on the stock. 5.3% Downside.
    • WesternOne Equity Income Fund (TSE:WEQ.UN) was downgraded by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a C$8.00 price target on the stock, down previously from C$11.00.
    • Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH) was downgraded by analysts at Sandler O'Neill from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) was downgraded by analysts at Needham & Company from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $4.00 price target on the stock. 14.3% Upside.

    Analysts' New Coverage

    • Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) is now covered by analysts at Wunderlich. They set a "buy" rating and a $24.00 price target on the stock. 14.7% Upside.
    • CST Brands Inc. (NYSE:CST) is now covered by analysts at Raymond James. They set a "market perform" rating on the stock.
    • DHX Media Ltd. (TSE:DHX) is now covered by analysts at Scotiabank. They set a "sector perform" rating and a C$3.75 price target on the stock. 13.3% Upside.
    • Delphi Automotive PLC (NASDAQ:DLPH) is now covered by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co.. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.
    • Element Financial (TSE:EFN) is now covered by analysts at CIBC. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.
    • KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ:KLAC) is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.
    • Louis Vuitton (NASDAQ:LVMUY) is now covered by analysts at UBS AG. They set a "buy" rating on the stock.
    • NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) is now covered by analysts at Davenport. They set a "buy" rating on the stock.
    • Nevsun Resources Ltd (NYSE:NSU) is now covered by analysts at Bank of America Corp.. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock.
    • Omega Protein Corp. (NYSE:OME) is now covered by analysts at Imperial Capital. They set an "outperform" rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. 69.7% Upside.
    • PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) is now covered by analysts at Cowen and Company. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.
    • Regency Energy Partners LP (NYSE:RGP) is now covered by analysts at Raymond James. They set a "market perform" rating on the stock.
    • Teradyne Inc. (NYSE:TER) is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.
    • Trex Co. Inc. (NASDAQ:TREX) is now covered by analysts at Davenport. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock.
    • Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:UPL) is now covered by analysts at Clarkson Capital. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.
    • Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (NYSE:VSH) is now covered by analysts at Bank of America Corp.. They set a "buy" rating and a $19.00 price target on the stock. 27.5% Upside.
    • W&T Offshore Inc. (NYSE:WTI) is now covered by analysts at Clarkson Capital. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.

     

     

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