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Ryder System - Upgrades & Downgrades

TheStreet Ratings released rating changes on 19 U.S. common stocks for October 21, 2010. Only four stocks were downgraded and 15 stocks have been upgraded by our stock model.

NEW YORK (

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Ryder System

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to 'Buy' from 'Hold'. Net income at this $2.3 billion market cap, truck rental company grew by a 63% to $38.9 million in the third recent quarter over the same quarter last year.

TheStreet Ratings released rating changes on 18 additional U.S. common stocks for October 21, 2010. In total, only four stocks were downgraded and 15 stocks have been upgraded by our stock model.

Third quarter revenue at Ryder System edged higher by 5% to $1.3 billion over the prior third quarter. Learn more about Ryder System:

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$2 billion market cap, outdoor apparel company,

Columbia Sportswear Co

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was upgraded to 'Buy' from 'Hold'. In third quarter results for Columbia Sportswear, the company had gains of 16.2% to $506 million in gross revenue and 11.3% to $52 million in net income when compared to the prior third quarter. Learn more about Columbia Sportswear:

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-- Reported by Kevin Baker in Jupiter, Fla.

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Kevin Baker became the senior financial analyst for TheStreet Ratings upon the August 2006 acquisition of Weiss Ratings by TheStreet.com, covering mutual funds. He joined the Weiss Group in 1997 as a banking and brokerage analyst. In 1999, he created the Weiss Group's first ratings to gauge the level of risk in U.S. equities. Baker received a B.S. degree in management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. with a finance specialization from Nova Southeastern University.