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Goldman Sachs: Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades

Goldman Sachs price target trimmed at Credit Suisse to $225 from $235 on challenging market conditions.
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CHANGE IN RATINGS

Amazon.com

(AMZN)

initiated at Thomas Weisel with a Market Weight rating and $135 price target. Amazon has 12% of total e-commerce market share in the United States.

DryShips

(DRYS)

downgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Outperform as

near term uncertainty should continue to serve as headwind for the stock

. Price target cut to $5 from $8.

First Solar

(FSLR)

upgraded at Credit Suisse to Outperform from Neutral as upside in pricing in Q2/Q3 is not reflected in share price. Price target surged to $150 from $110.20.

Greenhill & Co

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price target cut at Credit Suisse. GHL price target dropped to $65from $75 on weaker M&A activity. Maintain Neutral rating.

Micron

(MU)

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(STEC)

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Sunoco

(SUN)

price target lifted at Goldman to $30 from $27. Restructuring continues, but East Coast refining remains challenged. Reiterate Neutral rating.

Sunoco

(SUN)

upgraded at Barclays to Overweight from Equal Weight as management announced its plan to spin off its coke business. Price target jumped to $45 from $35.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Franklin Resources

(BEN)

target, estimates lower at Barclays. BEN price target cut to $125 from $132. Estimates reduced through 2011. Maintain Overweight rating.

FedEx

(FDX)

target, estimates lower at Goldman. FDX estimates lowered through 2013. Price target sunk to $97 from $102. Strong underlying trends, pullback makes stock more interesting.

Goldman Sachs

(GS)

price target trimmed at Credit Suisse to $225 from $235 on challenging market conditions.

Reiterate Outperform rating

.

Lazard

(LAZ)

price target lower at Credit Suisse. LAZ price target trimmed to $35 from $38 on more tepid M&A recovery. Maintain Neutral rating.

Nokia

(NOK)

price target cut at Barclays to $10 from $12 on lower guidance.

Estimates lower through 2011

. Maintain Equal Weight rating.

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PPG Industries

(PPG)

price target raised at Barclays to $82 from $80 as the company preannounced strong 2Q10 results. Maintain Overweight rating.

Steel Dynamics

(STLD)

price target lower at Goldman. STLD price target trimmed to $20 from $22 on lower scrap prices. Maintain Buy rating.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.