Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades for Thursday, July 20, 2006

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

Upgrades:

Company/ From/ Jul 19
Ticker Brokerage To Close
(NASDAQ: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
(NYSE:AIT) Applied Industrial Technologies Inc. Hold $23.14
BB&T Capital Mkts Buy
(BEAV) BE Aerospace Inc. Hold $19.27
Matrix Research Buy
(NASDAQ:BOBE) Bob Evans Farms Inc. Sell $28.38
Matrix Research Hold
(BOBJ) Business Objects SA Market Perform $20.01
Piper Jaffray Outperform
(CDWC) CDW Corp. Neutral $56.79
Robert W. Baird Outperform
(NASDAQ:EMCI) EMC Insurance Group Inc. Hold $31.94
AG Edwards Buy
(OTC:EUBK) EuroBancshares Inc. Underperform $8.69
Keefe Bruyette Mkt Perform
(NASDAQ: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
(NASDAQ:NTAP) Network Appliance Inc. Neutral $29.39
Goldman Sachs Buy
(NASDAQ:NVDA) NVIDIA Corp. Sell $19.60
Deutsche Securities Hold
(NASDAQ:PLAB) Photronics Inc. Neutral $14.62
Susquehanna Financial Positive
(NASDAQ:QCOM) QUALCOMM Inc. Neutral $36.73
Credit Suisse Outperform
(NYSE:SAH) Sonic Automotive Inc. Mkt Perform $21.08
Wachovia Outperform
(NASDAQ:SBUX) Starbucks Corp. Hold $33.84
Citigroup Buy
(SNDK) SanDisk Corp. Sell $40.29
Deutsche Securities Hold
(NYSE:STJ) St. Jude Medical Inc. Hold $34.05
Jefferies & Co Buy
(NASDAQ:STX) Seagate Technology Neutral $24.27
Goldman Sachs Buy

Downgrades:

Company/ From/ Jul 19
Ticker Brokerage To Close
(NYSE:ALEX) Alexander & Baldwin Inc. Buy $42.26
Goldman Sachs Neutral
(NASDAQ:BARI) Bancorp Rhode Island Inc. Outperform $39.45
Keefe Bruyette Mkt Perform
(NYSE:BP) BP plc Overweight $11.61
JP Morgan Neutral
(NYSE:FE) Firstenergy Corp. Buy $55.50
Citigroup Hold
(GDW) Golden West Financial Corp. Outperform $74.80
Bear Stearns Peer Perform
(NYSE:IBM) International Business Machines Corp. Buy $76.07
Goldman Sachs Neutral
(ISSX) Internet Security Systems Inc. Buy $22.95
Matrix Research Sell
(NYSE:JNPR) Juniper Networks, Inc Buy $14.14
Citigroup Hold
(JNPR) Juniper Networks, Inc Outperform $14.14
Robert W. Baird Neutral
(KNOT) Knot Inc. Buy $20.60
Merriman Curhan Ford Neutral
(NYSE:LHO) LaSalle Hotel Properties Buy $47.74
AG Edwards Hold
(LRY) Liberty Property Trust Neutral $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
(NASDAQ:RNST) Renasant Corp. Mkt Perform $42.11
Keefe Bruyette Underperform
(NASDAQ:SIRI) Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. Buy $4.13
UBS Neutral
(NASDAQ:SOMX) Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Inc. Overweight $11.10
JP Morgan Neutral
(NYSE:STI) SunTrust Banks Inc. Outperform $78.41
Ryan, Beck & Co Mkt Perform
(NASDAQ:TCBI) Texas Capital BancShares Inc. (NYSE:TX) Outperform $22.89
Piper Jaffray Market Perform
(NASDAQ:TKLC) Tekelec Hold $9.91
Matrix Research Strong Sell
(XMSR) XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. Buy $12.51
UBS Neutral

Coverage Inititated:

Company/ Jul 19
Ticker Brokerage Rating Close
(NYSE:CPK) Chesapeake Utilities Corp. Buy $33.64
Rochdale Securities
(GENT) Gentium S.p.A Mkt Outperform $13.35
Rodman & Renshaw
(OTC:GNPI) Genius Products Inc. Buy $1.90
Merriman Curhan Ford
(NASDAQ:ISIG) Insignia Systems Inc. Outperform $2.85
Miller Johnson
(RMIX) US Concrete Inc. Hold $10.55
Citigroup
(SHPGY) Shire plc Neutral $44.95
Prudential
(NASDAQ:SUPX) Supertex Inc. Buy $33.28
Oppenheimer

Data: Briefing.com, CapitalIQ

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