Notable Analyst Rating Changes 02/20: (RDN) (AFL) (ALXN) Upgraded; (BCS) (SAI) (WIN) Downgraded

February 20, 2013 10:43 AM EST Send to a Friend
UPGRADES
Susquehanna upgrades Radian Group (NYSE: RDN) from Neutral to Positive.

Raymond James boosts AFLAC (NYSE: AFL) from Market Perform to Outperform.

Lazard Capital raises Alexion Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ALXN) from Neutral to Buy.

JPMorgan lifts Visteon (NYSE: VC) from Neutral to Overweight, moving its price target from $59 to $73.

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DOWNGRADES
Goldman Sachs downgrades Barclays (NYSE: BCS) from Buy to Neutral. Click Here for more color.

SAIC, Inc. (NYSE: SAI) downgraded by two today:
  • RBC Capital from Sector Perform to Underperform, moving its price target from $12 to $11; and

  • JPMorgan from Overweight to Neutral, moving its price target from $13 to $12.

UBS cuts Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN) from Neutral to Sell.

CLSA lowers Baidu (Nasdaq: BIDU) from Outperform to Underperform.

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NEW COVERAGE
JPMorgan initiates LINN Energy (Nasdaq: LINE) with a Overweight and $43 price target.

B. Riley assumes Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) at Buy and $27 target.

BB&T Capital starts Fifth & Pacific Companies (NYSE: FNP) with a Hold and $24 target.

B. Riley begins Nuance Communications (Nasdaq: NUAN) at Neutral, with a price target of $21.

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