Notable Analyst Rating Changes 12/04: (FRAN) (GFI) (SFD) Upgraded; (IACI) (CLF) (RGC) Downgraded

December 4, 2012 10:46 AM EST Send to a Friend
UPGRADES
Jefferies upgrades Francesca's Holdings (Nasdaq: FRAN) from Hold to Buy, moving its price target up $3 to $38. Click Here for more color.

UBS raises Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) from Neutral to Buy.

BB&T Capital boosts Smithfield Foods (NYSE: SFD) from Hold to Buy.

Wells Fargo lifts Health Net (NYSE: HNT) from Market Perform to Outperform and raised its valuation range from $26 to $28 up to a range of $28 to $30. Click Here for more color.

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DOWNGRADES
Goldman Sachs downgrades IAC/InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq: IACI) from Neutral to Sell, moving its price target from $53 down to $42. Click Here for more color.

Davenport cuts Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) from Buy to Neutral.

Macquarie trims Regal Entertainment (NYSE: RGC) from Outperform to Neutral.

Goldman Sachs lowers Demand Media (NYSE: DMD) from Neutral to Sell, moving its price target from $12 down to $9. Click Here for more color.

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NEW COVERAGE
Burrill initiates Cleveland BioLabs (Nasdaq: CBLI) with a Market Outperform and $4 target. Click Here for more color.

Roth Capital assumes Alexza Pharma (Nasdaq: ALXA) at Buy and $10 price target.

Barclays begins Medivation (Nasdaq: MDVN) with an Equalweight and $56 price target.

Bernstein starts Corning (NYSE: GLW) with a Outperform and price target of $15.20.

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