Netflix, Barrick Gold: Analysts' New Ratings

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Barrick Gold ( ABX) downgraded at BMO to Market Perform. Acquisition will double the company's exposure to base metals.

Cerner ( CERN) rated new Underperform at Oppenheimer. $90 price target. Company is facing increased competition.

Community Health Systems ( CYH) downgraded at Citi to Hold from Buy. Operations should be impacted by 2-3 year-long investigation overhang, Citigroup said. Price target lowered to $33 from $38.

Encana ( ECA) downgraded at Ticonderoga from Neutral to Sell, Ticonderoga Securities said. $27 price target. Company is being hurt by a weak natural gas market in North America.

Emdeon ( EM) rated new Perform at Oppenheimer. Claims processing business could eventually give way to direct claims submission.

Entegris ( ENTG) upgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral. $9.50 price target. Company is outperforming its peers.

Ingersoll-Rand ( IR) upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $61 price target. Company is leveraged to a late-cycle commerical construction recovery.

Johnson Controls ( JCI) price target boosted at Credit Suisse to $53 from $49. Strong 2Q11 results, amid Japan issues, Credit Suisse said. Maintain Outperform rating.

Johnson Controls ( JCI) upgraded at Deutsche from Neutral to Overweight, Deutsche Bank said. Company is seeing strong business momentum across the board. $47 price target.

Allscripts-Misys ( MDRX) rated new Outperform at Oppenheimer. $25 price target. Company is integrating its businesses ahead of plan.

MGM Resorts ( MGM) downgraded at Credit Suisse to Underperform from Neutral. Slow strip recovery worsened by high energy prices, Credit Suisse said. Price target cut to $11 from $14.

Altria ( MO) downgraded at Argus from Buy to Hold, Argus Research said. Volumes remain weak.

Netflix ( NFLX) upgraded at Maxim from Sell to Hold, Maxim Group said. Company should continue to grow its subscriber base.

Netflix estimates increased at Goldman through 2013, Goldman Sachs said. Company is realizing higher operating margins. Buy rating and $300 price target.

Netflix downgraded at Janney to Sell. Valuation call, based on a $170 price target.

Northwestern ( NWE) upgraded at Wells from Market Perform to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Valuation call, following an upbeat meeting with management.

Occidental Petroleum ( OXY) upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $120 price target. Company appears to be turning the corner.

Pan American Silver ( PAAS) upgraded at Jefferies from Hold to Buy. $48 price target. Company is leveraged to higher silver prices.

End of report.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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