Analysts Share Upgrades and Downgrades May 15th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts either upgraded or downgraded the shares on May 15th.

Upgrades

Quality Systems (NASDAQ:QSII):

Auriga upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target from $42 to $37.

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL):

Argus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $118.

Hartford Financial (NYSE:HIG):

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $24.

MIPS Tech (NASDAQ:MIPS):

The Benchmark Company upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $10.

Gentiva Health Svcs (NASDAQ:GTIV):

Robert W. Baird upgraded its rating on this company from Underperform to Neutral and changed its price target to $6.

Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED):

Robert W. Baird upgraded its rating on this company from Underperform to Neutral and changed its price target from $9 to $10.

Downgrades

DynaVox (NASDAQ:DVOX):

Dougherty & Company downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral and changed its price target from $6 to $2.25.

Prudential (NYSE:PRU):

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

Thermo Fisher (NYSE:TMO):

Mizuho downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral and changed its price target from $65 to $55.

Life Technologies (NASDAQ:LIFE):

Mizuho downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral and changed its price target from $52 to $45.

Nova Measuring (NASDAQ:NVMI):

Needham downgraded its rating on this company from Strong Buy to Buy and changed its price target to $12.

Ultra Clean Holdings (NASDAQ:UCTT):

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

Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT):

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

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