Upgrades

Abercrombie & Fitch

(ANF) - Get Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Class A Report

: Up to buy from hold at

Credit Suisse First Boston

.

Apple

(AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report

: UP to attractive from neutral at

PaineWebber

.

Cisco

(CSCO) - Get Cisco Systems, Inc. Report

: fiscal 2001 estimates UP to 74 cents from 69 cents a share at

Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

.

Foundation Health Systems

(FHS)

: UP to buy from outperform at Salomon Smith Barney.

Robert Mondavi

(MOND)

: UP to intermediate, long-term buy from accumulate at

Merrill Lynch

.

Sherwin-Williams

(SHW) - Get Sherwin-Williams Company Report

: UP to buy from market perform at

Banc of America

.

VA Linux

(LNUX)

: UP to strong buy from buy at Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown.

Vitesse Semiconductor

TheStreet Recommends

(VTSS)

: UP to strong buy from buy at Banc of America.

Downgrades

Franklin Resources

(BEN) - Get Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN) Report

: DOWN to outperform from buy at

Salomon Smith Barney

.

Initiations

InFocus

(INFS)

: NEW buy at Salomon Smith Barney; price target of 60.

Visteon

(VC) - Get Visteon Corporation Report

: NEW intermediate, long-term accumulate at

Merrill Lymch

; price target of 18.

Williams-Sonoma

(WSGC)

: NEW intermediate-accumulate, long-term buy at Merrill Lynch; price target of 50; DOWN to market perform from buy.

Group Moves

Lehman Brothers

raised its rating on the following oil service stocks:

Deutsche Banc Alex.Brown rolled out coverage of three telecom stocks:

UBS Warburg

had rating changes on several banks stocks:

Group Moves

Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette

raised its rating on the following oil service stocks: