Notable Analyst Rating Changes 01/31: (CF) (CX) (UA) Upgraded; (POT) (NYX) (IPI) Downgraded

January 31, 2012 10:56 AM EST
UPGRADES
Goldman Sachs upgrades CF Industries (NYSE: CF) to Conviction Buy with a price target of $225. Click Here for more color.

BofA/Merrill Lynch lifts CEMEX (NYSE: CX) from Neutral to Buy.

Needham & Company boosts Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA) from Hold to Buy, with an $86 price target. Click Here for more color.

Argus ups Nike (NYSE: NKE) from Hold to Buy with a price target of $118.

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DOWNGRADES
Goldman Sachs downgrades Potash Corp. (NYSE: POT) from Buy to Neutral with a price target of $43. Click Here for more color.

NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX) lowered by two today:
  • RBC Capital from Outperform to Sector Perform, target from $34.50 to $30; and

  • ISI downgraded from Buy to Hold, price target from $33 to $27.
Goldman Sachs downgraded Intrepid Potash (NYSE: IPI) from Neutral to Sell with a price target of $21. Click Here for more color.

UBS reduces Plum Creek Timber (NYSE: PCL) from Neutral to Sell.

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NEW COVERAGE
Wells Fargo initiates Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) with a Market Perform, and valuation range of $41 to $43. Click Here for more color.

Jefferies starts Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA) with a Buy and $35. Click Here for more color.

ThinkEquity begins Sohu.com (Nasdaq: SOHU) with a Hold, and $68 price target.

Raymond James assumes Groupon, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRPN) with a Market Perform.

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