Notable Analyst Rating Changes 02/08: (YUM) (BBVA) (PXP) Upgraded; (OPEN) (MS) (NLY)) Downgraded

February 8, 2012 10:54 AM EST
Goldman Sachs lifts Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) from Sell to Neutral, its price target moved from $53 to $66. Click Here for more color.

WestLB upgrades Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE: BBVA) from Reduce to Neutral.

Susquehanna raises Plains Exploration (NYSE: PXP) from Neutral to Positive, its price target raised from $39 to $49.

PMorgan boosts Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE: VSH) from Neutral to Overweight, its price target raised from $11 to $15.50.

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OpenTable (Nasdaq: OPEN) lowered by two today:
  • Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral, its price target raised from $49 to $52; and

  • Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform with a price target of $54. Click Here for more color.
Collins Stewart reduces Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) from Buy to Hold.

FBR Capital cuts Annaly Capital Management (NYSE: NLY) from Outperform to Market Perform, its price target lowered from $17.50 to $16.

Societe Generale downgrades BP (NYSE: BP) from Buy to Hold.

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Morgan Stanley initiates Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE: VSI) with an Equalweight rating.

Pacific Crest starts CEVA Inc. (Nasdaq: CEVA) with a Sector Perform.

Raymond James assumes Costco Wholesale (Nasdaq: COST) at Market Perform.

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