Stock Upgrades and Downgrades You Need to Know Now

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Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts either upgraded or downgraded the shares on February 17th.

Upgrades

Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU):

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $42.

Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK):

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $29.

CareFusion (NYSE:CFN):

Morgan Keegan upgraded its rating on this company from Mkt Perform to Outperform and changed its price target from $26 to $31.

Downgrades

Petrobras Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR):

Barclays Capital downgraded its rating on this company from Overweight to Equal Weight and changed its price target from $38 to $33.

Crocs (NASDAQ:CROX):

Standpoint Research downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target to .

Health Care REIT (NYSE:HCN):

Hilliard Lyons downgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Underperform and changed its price target to .

Knology (NASDAQ:KNOL):

BWS Financial downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target from $18 to $15.

Leap Wireless (NASDAQ:LEAP):

Collins Stewart downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral and changed its price target from $18 to $12.

Dell (NASDAQ:DELL):

Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target from $18 to $20.

Maxwell Tech (NASDAQ:MXWL):

Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target to $21.

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