Top Pre-Market Stock Upgrades/Downgrades May 12, 2010

Here is a list of this morning’s top companies upgrades, downgrades, and initiations by brokerage firms.


  • Cree (CREE) upgraded to Buy at Sidoti & Co.
  • Globecomm Systems (GCOM) upgraded to Buy at Merriman
  • Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) upgraded to Overweight at Morgan Stanley
  • PepsiCo (PEP) added to Conviction Buy List at Goldman
  • Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (POT) upgraded to Buy at Desjardins
  • Smith Micro Software (SMSI) upgraded to Outperform at Wedbush; price target $12.50 from $11
  • Vale (VALE) upgraded to Neutral at Exane BNP Paribas
  • Walt Disney (DIS) upgraded to Hold from Sell at Citigroup


  • Anadarko Petroleum (APC) downgraded to Perform at Oppenheimer
  • Dialysis Corporation of America (DCAI) downgraded to Perform at Wells Fargo
  • Philip Morris International (PM) removed from Conviction Buy List at Goldman

Coverage resumed:

  • Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) resumed with a Hold at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Intel (INTC) resumed with a Buy at Stifel Nicolaus; price target $30

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