Published on Monday, 01 October 2012 08:01 Written by Danny Miller
New York, October 1st (TradersHuddle.com) – Following are some of the upgrades and downgrades before the market open.
Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) was downgraded to a Hold from Buy at Jefferies.
Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM) was downgraded to a Sell from Neutral at UBS.
Callaway Golf (NYSE: ELY) was upgraded to a Strong Buy from Market Perform at Raymond James.
Coldwater Creek (NASDAQ: CWTR) was upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray.
Dreamworks Animation (NYSE: DWA) was upgraded to a Buy from Neutral at Janney Capital Markets.
Finish Line (NASDAQ: FINL) was upgraded to a Neutral from Underperform at Sterne Agee.
Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ: GILD) was upgraded to Outperform from Mkt Perform at Bernstein.
Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) was downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital.
Molson Coors Brewing (NYSE: TAP) was downgraded to Underweight from Equal-Weight at Morgan Stanley.
PulteGroup (NYSE: PHM) was downgraded to a Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse.
Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) was downgraded to Marker Perform from Outperform at Raymond James.