Analysts Issue New Upgrades and Downgrades Monday

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts either upgraded or downgraded the shares on May 7th.

Upgrades

Achillion Pharma (NASDAQ:ACHN):

UBS upgraded its rating on this company from Sell to Neutral and changed its price target from $7 to $6.

Healthways (NASDAQ:HWAY):

Dougherty & Company upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Buy and changed its price target to $12.

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR):

Avian upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Positive.

McDermott (NYSE:MDR):

Howard Weil upgraded its rating on this company from Market Perform to Market Outperform and changed its price target to $16.

Dresser-Rand (NYSE:DRC):

Global Hunter Securities upgraded its rating on this company from Accumulate to Buy and changed its price target from $62 to $67.

Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE:NWL):

Oppenheimer upgraded its rating on this company from Perform to Outperform and changed its price target to $23.

Genesee & Wyoming (NYSE:GWR):

Dahlman Rose upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $67.

Downgrades

First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR):

Argus downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold.

Alliant Energy (NYSE:LNT):

Wunderlich downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target from $47 to $45.

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