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Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for August 3rd: FEIC, GM, GNK, HOLX, ICFI, IMMR, INT, JACK, JWN, LBAI


A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailyr) and Equity Briefing:

Needham & Company  reiterated its buy rating on shares of FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC).

Jefferies Group  reiterated its hold rating on shares of General Motors (NYSE: GM).

Global Hunter Securities  upgraded shares of Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd (NYSE: GNK) from a reduce rating to a neutral rating.

Raymond James  upgraded shares of Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX) from an outperform rating to a strong-buy rating.

BB&T  downgraded shares of ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICFI) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Capstone  upgraded shares of Immersion Corp (NASDAQ: IMMR) from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Bank of America  downgraded shares of World Fuel Services Co. (NYSE: INT) from a buy rating to an underperform rating.

Lazard Capital  downgraded shares of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK) from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

Robert W. Baird  downgraded shares of Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating. Their analysts now have a $59.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $62.00.

Stifel Nicolaus  upgraded shares of Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: LBAI) from a hold rating to a buy rating. Stifel Nicolaus now has a $10.50 price target on the stock.

Northland Securities  upgraded shares of Linkedin Co. (NASDAQ: LNKD) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating. Northland Securities now has a $125.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $115.00.

JPMorgan Chase  downgraded shares of Molycorp, Inc. (NYSE: MCP) from a neutral rating to an underweight rating.

First Analysis  upgraded shares of MedAssets, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDAS) from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating.

JPMorgan Chase  upgraded shares of MercadoLibre, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELI) from a neutral rating to an overweight rating.

Needham & Company  raised its price target on shares of Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFLX) from $27.00 to $32.00. They have a buy rating on the stock.

Robert W. Baird  upgraded shares of Mistras Group Incorporated (NYSE: MG) from a neutral rating to an outperform rating. Robert W. Baird now has a $26.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $27.00.

FBR Capital  downgraded shares of MGIC Investment (NYSE: MTG) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

Needham & Company  lowered its price target on shares of Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ: MXWL) from $18.00 to $10.00. They have a buy rating on the stock.

Barrington Research  downgraded shares of Navistar (NYSE: NAV) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

Wunderlich  downgraded shares of Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE: NLY) from a buy rating to a hold rating. Their analysts now have a $18.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $17.50.

Goldman Sachs  downgraded shares of Nokia Co. (NYSE: NOK) from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

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