upgraded four chemical companies to market outperformer from market performer. The firm boosted
Goldman said it expects the companies' depressed margins to improve in the coming year.
: Price target UP to $51 from $45 at
Banc of America
: UP to outperform from neutral at
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
( NFS): price target UP to $61 from $55 at Banc of America.
: price target UP to $34 from $30 at Banc of America.
: DOWN to attractive from buy at
; DOWN to neutral from strong buy at
Dain Rauscher Wessels
: price target DOWN to $40 from $75 at
( SBIB): DOWN to market perform from strong buy at
: DOWN to neutral from buy at
Salomon Smith Barney
: NEW buy at
; price target: $21.