Equity Analyst Upgrades or Downgrades on These Shares December 12th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about companies for which stock analysts either upgraded or downgraded the shares on December 12th.

Upgrades

  • Transocean (NYSE:RIG): Howard Weil upgraded its rating on this company from Market Perform to Market Outperform. About the company: Transocean Ltd. is an offshore drilling contractor. The Company owns or operates mobile offshore drilling units, inland drilling barges, and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide. Transocean specializes in technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business, including deepwater and harsh environment drilling services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO): Caris & Company upgraded its rating on this company from Average to Above Average and changed its price target to $12. About the company: TiVo Inc. provides a subscription-based service enabled by a personal video recorder. The Company’s service allows viewers to locate and record multiple shows, control live television, choose viewing preferences, and access their customized lineup of shows. TiVo’s service also serves as a platform to deliver television programming, advertising, and in-home commerce. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW): Canaccord Genuity upgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Buy and changed its price target to $75. About the company: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets products and services to treat late-stage cardiovascular disease. The Company’s products include tissue replacement heart valves, heart valve repair products, hemodynamic monitoring devices, angioscopy equipment, oxygenators, and pharmaceuticals. Edwards supplies its products to customers located worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Tempur-Pedic (NYSE:TPX): Oppenheimer upgraded its rating on this company from Perform to Outperform and changed its price target to $70. About the company: Tempur-Pedic International Inc., through its primary subsidiary Tempur World, manufactures and markets foam mattresses, pillows, and miscellaneous products under the Tempur-Pedic and other brand names. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Downgrades

  • Lennar (NYSE:LEN): KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold. About the company: Lennar Corporation constructs and sells single-family attached and detached homes, and to a lesser extent multi-level buildings as well as buys and sells residential land. The Company also provides mortgage financing, title insurance, closing services and other ancillary services (including personal lines insurance, high-speed Internet and cable television). Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL): KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating on this company from Buy to Hold. About the company: Toll Brothers, Inc. builds luxury homes, serving both move-up and empty nester buyers in several regions of the United States. The Company builds customized single and attached homes, primarily on land that it develops and improves. Toll Brothers also operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, security, landscape, insurance brokerage, and manufacturing operations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Pinnacle Airlines (NASDAQ:PNCL): Dahlman Rose downgraded its rating on this company from Hold to Sell and changed its price target to $0.75. About the company: Pinnacle Airlines Corporation is a holding company that operates through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Briefing.com via the Wall St. Journal. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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