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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

AngloGold (AU) (KWK) (RRC) (RY) (RF) (FITB) (COF) (HBAN) Ratings, Price Targets

AngloGold Ashanti (AU), Quicksilver Resources Inc (KWK), Range Resources (RRC), RBC Capital (RY), Regions Financial Corp (RF), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), Capital One (COF) and Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) had ratings and price targets on them adjusted by analysts.

TheStreet downgraded AngloGold Ashanti (AU) to a "Hold" rating.

Howard Weil downgraded Quicksilver Resources (KWK) from an "Outperform" rating to a "Market Perform" rating.

Societe Generale initiated coverage on Range Resources (RRC). They placed a "Buy" rating on the company..

Bank of America upgraded RBC Capital (RY) from an "Neutral" rating to a "Buy" rating. They have a price target of $65.00 on the company.

Miller Tabak upgraded Regions Financial Corp (RF) from a "Neutral" rating to a "Buy" rating.

Deutsche Bank upgraded Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) from a "Hold" rating to a "Buy" rating.

JPMorgan Chase upgraded Capital One (COF) from an "Neutral" rating to an "Overweight" rating. $70.00

Susquehanna downgraded Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) from a "Positive" rating to a "Neutral" rating.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Agnico (AEM) (IVN) (FSLR) (ACI) (NFX) (ARLP) Ratings, Price Targets

Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM), Ivanhoe Mines Ltd (IVN), First Solar, Inc. (FSLR), Arch Coal, Inc. (ACI), Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX) and Alliance Resource (ARLP) had ratings and price targets on them adjusted by analysts.

Zacks downgraded Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (AEM) from a "Neutral" rating to a "Underperform" rating.

TD Securities upgraded Ivanhoe Mines Ltd (IVN) from a "Reduce" rating to a "Hold" rating.

Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) from a "Sell" rating to a "Hold" rating.

Morgan Stanley downgraded Arch Coal, Inc. (ACI) from an "Equal Weight" rating to a "Underweight" rating.

Barrington Research initiated coverage on Newfield Exploration Co. (NFX). They placed an "Outperform" rating and a price target of $44.00 on the company.

Raymond James upgraded Alliance Resource (ARLP) from a "Market Perform" rating to a "Strong-Buy" rating.

Monday, April 16, 2012

Eldorado (EGO) (ANR) (FCX) (RRC) (CHK) (TC) Ratings, Price Targets

Eldorado Gold Co. (EGO), Alpha Natural Resources (ANR), Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold (FCX), Range Resources (RRC), Thompson Creek Metals (TC) and Chesapeake Energy (CHK) had ratings and price targets on them adjusted by analysts.

TD Securities upgraded Eldorado Gold Co. (EGO) to a "Buy" rating.

Citigroup upgraded Alpha Natural Resources (ANR) from a "Neutral" rating to a "Buy" rating.

Citigroup upgraded Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold (FCX) from a "Neutral" rating to a "Buy" rating.

Macquarie upgraded Range Resources (RRC) from a "Neutral" rating to a "Outperform" rating.

UBS AG upgraded Thompson Creek Metals (TC) from a "Neutral" rating to a "Buy" rating.

Citigroup downgraded Chesapeake Energy (CHK) from a "Buy" rating to a "Neutral" rating.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

ENSCO (ESV) (EP) (PVA) (PVR) (JEC) (KMI) (FELE) (SF) Ratings, Price Targets

ENSCO PLC (ESV), El Paso Corporation (EP), Penn Virginia (PVA), Penn Virginia (PVR), Jacobs Engineering (JEC), Kinder Morgan (KMI), Franklin Electric Co. (FELE) and Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) had ratings and price targets on them adjusted by analysts.

Jefferies Group upgraded El Paso Corporation (EP) from a "Hold" rating to a "Buy" rating. They have a price target of $35.00 on the company.

Capital One upgraded Penn Virginia (PVA) to a "Neutral" rating.

Wells Fargo & Co. upgraded Penn Virginia (PVR) from an "Outperform" rating to an "Outperform" rating.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Jacobs Engineering (JEC) from an "Overweight" rating to a "Neutral" rating. They have a price target of $52.50 on the company.

Tudor Pickering downgraded Kinder Morgan (KMI) from an "Accumulate" rating to a "Hold" rating.

Ladenburg Thalmann initiated coverage on Franklin Electric Co. (FELE). They placed a "Buy" rating and a price target of $60.00 on the company.

Wells Fargo & Co. initiated coverage on Stifel Financial Corp. (SF). They placed a "Market Perform" rating on the company.

Williams Capital initiated coverage on ENSCO PLC (ESV). They have a "Buy" rating and a price target of $74.00 on the company.

Eldorado (EGO) (GOLD) (TC) (BAC) (RJF) (DB) (FGP) Ratings, Price Targets

Eldorado Gold Co. (EGO), Randgold Resources Ltd. (GOLD), Thompson Creek Metals (TC), Bank of America (BAC), Raymond James (RJF), Deutsche Bank (DB) and Ferrellgas Partners (FGP) had ratings and price targets on them adjusted by analysts.

Canaccord Genuity upgraded Eldorado Gold Co. (EGO) from a "Hold" rating to a "Buy" rating.

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Randgold Resources Ltd. (GOLD) from a "Hold" rating to a "Buy" rating. They placed a price target of $110.00 on the company.

Deutsche Bank upgraded Thompson Creek Metals (TC) from a "Sell" rating to a "Hold" rating.

Guggenheim upgraded Bank of America (BAC) from a "Neutral" rating to a "Buy" rating. They placed a price target of $11.00 on the company.

Wells Fargo & Co. initiated coverage on Raymond James (RJF). They have an "Outperform" rating on the company.

TheStreet upgraded Deutsche Bank (DB) to a "Hold" rating.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. initiated coverage on Ferrellgas Partners (FGP). They placed an "Underweight" rating and a price target of $12.00 on the company.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Newmont (NEM) (GG) (KGC) (JAG) (IVN) (STVZF) (PPP) Ratings, Price Targets

Newmont Mining Co. (NEM), Goldcorp Inc. (GG), Kinross Gold (KGC), Jaguar Mining (JAG), Ivanhoe Mines Ltd (IVN), Silvercrest Mines (STVZF) and Primero Mining Corp. (PPP) had ratings and price targets on them adjusted by analysts.

Citigroup downgraded Newmont Mining Co. (NEM) from a "Buy" rating to a "Neutral" rating.

Citigroup initiated coverage on Goldcorp Inc. (GG). They have a "Neutral" rating on the company.

Citigroup initiated coverage on Kinross Gold (KGC). They have a "Buy" rating on the company.

RBC Capital downgraded Jaguar Mining (JAG) from a "Sector Perform" rating to an "Underperform" rating.

BMO Capital Markets downgraded Ivanhoe Mines Ltd (IVN) from an "Outperform" rating to a "Market Perform" rating.

Roth Capital initiated coverage on Silvercrest Mines (STVZF). They have a "Buy" rating on the company.

BMO Capital Markets upgraded Primero Mining Corp. (PPP) from a "Market Perform" rating to an "Outperform" rating.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Hecla (HL) (MTL) (MT) (POT) (AGU) (PAAS) (AXP) Ratings, Price Targets

Hecla Mining (HL), Mechel (MTL), ArcelorMittal (MT), Potash (POT), Agrium Inc. (AGU), Pan American Silver (PAAS) and American Express (AXP) had ratings and price targets on them adjusted by analysts.

BNP Paribas upgraded ArcelorMittal (MT) from an "Underperform" rating to a "Neutral" rating.

UBS AG downgraded Mechel (MTL) from a "Buy" rating to a "Neutral" rating.

Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Potash (POT). They placed a "Buy" rating and price target of $56.00 on the company.

Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Agrium Inc. (AGU). They placed a "Buy" rating and price target of $105.00 on the company.

Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on Hecla Mining (HL). They placed a "Hold" rating and price target of $5.50 on the company.

BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on Pan American Silver (PAAS). They placed an "Outperform" rating and price target of $35.00 on the company.

Wells Fargo & Co. downgraded American Express (AXP) from an "Outperform" rating to a "Market Perform" rating.