Equity Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades Feb 29th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts either upgraded or downgraded the shares on February 29th.

Upgrades

Cerus (NASDAQ:CERS):

Robert W. Baird upgraded its rating on this company from Neutral to Outperform and changed its price target from $3 to $6.

Downgrades

ViroPharma (NASDAQ:VPHM):

Auriga downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target to .

Gulf Island Fab (NASDAQ:GIFI):

BB&T Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target to .

Abovenet (NYSE:ABVT):

Brigantine downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target to .

LTC Properties (NYSE:LTC):

Hilliard Lyons downgraded its rating on this company from Long-term Buy to Neutral and changed its price target to .

Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP):

JMP Securities downgraded its rating on this company from Mkt Outperform to Mkt Perform and changed its price target to .

Thompson Creek Metals (NYSE:TC):

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

Cablevision (NYSE:CVC):

Collins Stewart downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Neutral and changed its price target to .

Vocus (NASDAQ:VOCS):

Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target from $23 to $21. Wunderlich downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold and changed its price target from $38 to $22.

FARO Techs (NASDAQ:FARO):

Robert W. Baird downgraded its rating on this company from Outperform to Neutral and changed its price target from $56 to $59.

Aqua America (NYSE:WTR):

Hilliard Lyons downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Long-term Buy and changed its price target to $25.

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