A roundup of tech analyst ratings changes

|By:, SA News Editor

Bankrate (RATE +13.6%) has been upgraded to Buy by BofA in response to its Q2 report.

SanDisk (SNDK -2.5%) has been cut to Neutral by Goldman.

OpenTable (OPEN -1.3%) has been cut to Neutral by Macquarie.

Sohu (SOHU -0.7%) has been cut to Equal Weight by Morgan Stanley following yesterday's Q2 report (I, II).

EDA software firms Mentor Graphics (MENT -0.1%) and Synopsys (SNPS +0.8%) have been started at Outperform by Pac Crest. Rival Cadence (CDNS -0.2%) has been started at Sector Perform.