Stock Upgrades and Downgrades You Need to Know Now

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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