Stock Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades Feb 3rd

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts either upgraded or downgraded the shares on February 3rd.

Upgrades

Natl Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV): Global Hunter Securities upgraded its rating on this company from Accumulate to Buy and changed its price target from $78 to $90.

Rowan Cos (NYSE:RDC): Global Hunter Securities upgraded its rating on this company from Accumulate to Buy and changed its price target from $36 to $46.

Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW): Global Hunter Securities upgraded its rating on this company from Accumulate to Buy and changed its price target from $47 to $56.

Arctic Cat (NASDAQ:ACAT): Feltl & Co. upgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Strong Buy and changed its price target from $37 to $46.

Riddell Sports Inc. (RDL): BB&T Capital Mkts upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $50.

Hercules Tech (NASDAQ:HTGC): Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $11.5.

Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ:URBN): Janney Mntgmy Scott upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Buy and changed its price target to $31.

Tetra Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK): Robert W. Baird upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Outperform and changed its price target from $26 to $30.

Peet’s Coffee (NASDAQ:PEET): Robert W. Baird upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Outperform and changed its price target from $61 to $76.

Downgrades

Intl Paper (NYSE:IP): RBC Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Sector Perform and changed its price target from $35 to $34.

Commvault Systems (NASDAQ:CVLT): RBC Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Top Pick to Outperform and changed its price target from $52 to $54.

CarMax (NYSE:KMX): RBC Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Sector Perform and changed its price target from $36 to $34.

Novellus (NASDAQ:NVLS): DA Davidson downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral and changed its price target from $44 to $52.

Merck (NYSE:MRK):  MKM Partners downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral and changed its price target from $42 to $40.

Renren (NYSE:RENN): Maxim Group downgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Sell and changed its price target to $4.5.

Sally Beauty (NYSE:SBH): Caris & Company downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Above Average and changed its price target to $26.

ATP Oil & Gas (NASDAQ:ATPG): Rodman & Renshaw downgraded its rating on this company from Mkt Outperform to Mkt Perform.

NetSuite (NYSE:N): Feltl & Co. downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target from $45 to $48.

Marathon Oil (NYSE:MRO): Argus downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Horizon Technology Finance (NASDAQ:HRZN): Stifel Nicolaus downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI): Northland Securities downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Market Perform.

Acme Packet (NASDAQ:APKT): Needham downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold. Mizuho downgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Underperform and changed its price target from $25 to $18.

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