Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades: Hershey

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Cadence Design

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upgraded at Citigroup from Hold to Buy. $11.50 price target. Stock also added to the Top Picks list.

Hershey Foods

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downgraded at Citigroup from Buy to Hold. $42 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 27% since July 1. Estimates also cut to reflect the lower expected demand from price increases and the net effect of hedging commodity cost.


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downgraded at Keybanc from Buy to Hold. Valuation call, though the long-term thesis remains intact.


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downgraded at Weisel from Overweight to Market-weight. Valuation call, based on a $26 price target. Business remains highly leveraged to 2 key partners.


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downgraded to Equal-weight at Lehman due to belief that recent sharp deterioration in Europe and dollar appreciation will challenge future results. Price target reduced to $56 from $60.

Robert Half

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downgraded to Underweight at Lehman. Price target maintained at $23. Lehman believes company has little near-term upside potential due to deteriorating economic environment.

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