Notable Analyst Rating Changes 01/17: (CBS) (MDT) (A) Upgraded; (CSCO) (LEAP) (VVUS) Downgraded

January 17, 2013 10:34 AM EST Send to a Friend
UPGRADES
Wedbush upgrades CBS Corp (NYSE: CBS) from Neutral to Outperform, moving its price target from $36 up to $50. Click Here for more color.

Credit Suisse boosts Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) from Neutral to Outperform with a price target of $50.

CLSA raises Agilent (NYSE: A) from Buy to Outperform with a price target of $51.

Morgan Stanley lifts Exelon (NYSE: EXC) from Equalweight to Overweight.

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DOWNGRADES
J.P. Morgan downgrades Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) from Neutral to Underweight today, cutting its price target from $20 down to $18. Click Here for more color.

Jefferies lowers Leap Wireless (Nasdaq: LEAP) from Hold to Underperform, trimming its price target from $6 to $5. Click Here for more color.

Brean Capital cuts Vivus (Nasdaq: VVUS) from Hold to Sell with a $7 price target. Click Here for more color.

BB&T Capital trims Boeing (NYSE: BA) from Hold to Underweight

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NEW COVERAGE
Morgan Stanley resumes NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) at Overweight.

Credit Suisse starts Potash Corp. (NYSE: POT) with an Outperform and $50 target.

BB&T Capital initiates Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) with a Buy and $52 price target.

CLSA initiates coverage on Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) with a Sell and price target of $47.

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