Analyst Actions: AES, C, CI, GT, HGSI, SLB, RBOT, LSI, BAC, FSR, WFC, More

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Upgrades

AES

(AES) - Get Report

: UP to intermediate-term accumulate from neutral at

Merrill Lynch

; price target: 55.

Cigna

(CI) - Get Report

: 2001 EPS estimate UP to $7.50 from $7.40 at

Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette

, price target: UP to 120 from 110.

Citigroup

(C) - Get Report

: UP to strong buy from buy at

ING Barings

; price target UP to 78.

Goodyear

(GT) - Get Report

: BUY from market performer at

Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

, price target: 35.

Human Genome Sciences

(HGSI)

: UP to long-term buy from long-term accumulate at Merrill Lynch.

Schlumberger

(SLB) - Get Report

: UP to top pick from buy at DLJ.

Downgrades

Computer Motion

(RBOT)

: DOWN to neutral from buy at

U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray

.

Initiations

LSI Logic

(LSI) - Get Report

: NEW buy at

Lehman Brothers

; price target: 85.

MIPS Technologies

(MIPS)

: NEW buy at

Lehman Brothers

, price target: 45.

NRG Energy

(NRG) - Get Report

: NEW buy at

Credit Suisse First Boston

by analyst Neil Stein; price target: 25.

Texas Instruments

(TXN) - Get Report

: NEW outperform at Lehman Brothers; year-end price target: 105.

Wind River Systems

(WIND)

: NEW strong buy at CSFB.

Group moves

DLJ downgraded three banks:

  • Bank of America (BAC) - Get Report: DOWN to market perform from buy.
  • Firstar: DOWN to market perform from buy.
  • Wells Fargo (WFC) - Get Report: DOWN to market perform from buy.