EarthLink

(ELNK)

beat analysts' estimates yesterday, but was cut to neutral from strong buy at

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

and buy from strong buy at

ING Barings

.

Upgrades

Allergan

(AGN) - Get Report

: UP to outperform from neutral at

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter

.

VerticalNet

(VERT)

: price target UP to 80 from 60 at

W.R. Hambrecht

; 2000 EPS up to a loss of 86 cents from a loss of 87 cents and 2001 EPS up to 7 cents from a loss of 1 cent.

Downgrades

DSL.net

(DSLN)

: DOWN to market perform from buy at

Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

.

National Information Consortium

(EGOV) - Get Report

: DOWN to buy from strong buy at

Credit Suisse First Boston

.

Scientific Atlanta

(SFA)

: 2001 EPS UP to 1.40 from 1.15 at

Merrill Lynch

.

Initiations

Concurrent Computer

(CCUR)

: NEW outperform.

Kenneth Cole

(KCP)

: NEW buy.

MapInfo

(MAPS)

: NEW buy at

ABN Amro

; price target: 55.