Analysts Downgrade Ratings on These 10 Stocks Today

Following is information on stocks for which stock analysts downgraded their ratings today:

  • Diodes (NASDAQ:DIOD): Longbow downgraded its rating on this stock from Buy to Neutral.  No price target was given.  About the company: Diodes Incorporated manufactures, sells, and distributes discrete semiconductor devices to manufacturers in the automotive, computer, and telecommunications industries. The Company’s products include small signal transistors, transient voltage suppressors, zeners, Schottkys, diodes, rectifiers, and bridges.
  • Vishay (NYSE:VSH): Longbow downgraded its rating on this stock from Buy to Neutral.  No price target was given.  About the company: Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. manufactures a broad line of passive and discreet active electronic components, particularly resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes, and transistors. The Company’s products are utilized in computers, telephones, televisions, automobiles, household appliance, medical equipment, satellites, and military and aerospace equipment.
  • Patriot Coal (NYSE:PCX): Howard Weil downgraded its rating on this stock from Market Outperform to Market Perform and changed its price target from $33 to $26.  About the company: Patriot Coal Corporation is a coal mining company. The Company operates in Central and Northern Appalachia and the Illinois Basin.
  • Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW): Ticonderoga downgraded its rating on this stock from Buy to Neutral.  No price target was given.  About the company: The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a variety of financial services to individual investors, independent investment managers, retirement plans, and institutions. The Company provides its clients with securities brokerage, banking, and related financial services through offices in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom.
  • PrivateBancorp (NASDAQ:PVTB): Stifel Nicolaus downgraded its rating on this stock from Buy to Hold.  No price target was given.  About the company: PrivateBancorp, Inc., is a diversified financial services company. The Company through its subsidiaries, delivers business and personal financial service to middle-market commercial and commercial real estate companies, as well as business owners, executives, entrepreneurs and wealthy families.
  • Indiana Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:INCB): Stifel Nicolaus downgraded its rating on this stock from Buy to Hold.  No price target was given.  About the company: Indiana Community Bancorp is a bank holding company. The Company, through its Banking subsidiary, provides a wide range of commercial banking services.
  • Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE:IR): Argus downgraded its rating on this stock from Buy to Hold.  No price target was given.  About the company: Ingersoll-Rand PLC is a diversified, global company that provides a diverse range of products and services for a wide range of industries. The Company’s operations include consist of air conditioning systems and services, climate control technologies, industrial technologies and security technologies.
  • Range Resources (NYSE:RRC): KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this stock from Buy to Hold.  No price target was given.  About the company: Range Resources Corporation is an independent oil and gas company that explore, develops, and acquires oil and gas properties. The Company conducts operations primarily in the Southwestern, Appalachian and Gulf Coast regions of the United States.
  • RAM Energy Resources (RAM): Rodman & Renshaw downgraded its rating on this stock from Mkt Outperform to Mkt Perform.  No price target was given.  About the company: RAM Energy Resources, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, exploitation, exploration, and production of oil and natural gas properties, primarily in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and West Virginia.
  • Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR): Oppenheimer downgraded its rating on this stock from Outperform to Perform and changed its price target to $46.  About the company: Juniper Networks, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure solutions for Internet service providers and other telecommunications service providers. The Company offers network infrastructure solutions that includes IP routing, Ethernet switching, security and application acceleration solutions.

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