Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for July 27th: QSII, QSII, RJF, RSYS, RTN, S, SBAC, SBUX, SDT, STI, S

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Vancouver, BC, July 27, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailyr) and Equity Briefing:

Lazard Capital downgraded shares of Quality Systems Inc (NASDAQ:QSII - News) froma buy rating to a neutral rating.

Oppenheimer upgraded shares of Quality Systems Inc (NASDAQ:QSII - News) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating. Oppenheimer now has a $20.00 price target on the stock.

Sandler O'Neill upgraded sharesof Raymond James (NYSE:RJF - News) from a hold rating to a buy rating.

Needham & Company downgraded shares of Radisys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS - News) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Bank of America downgraded shares of Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN - News)from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

UBS AG upgraded shares of Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S - News) from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Stifel Nicolaus upgraded shares of SBA Communications Corp (NASDAQ:SBAC - News) from a hold rating to a buy rating. Stifel Nicolaus now has a $70.00 price target on the stock.

Robert W. Baird downgraded shares of Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX - News) from an outperform rating to a neutral rating. Their analysts now have a $50.00 price target on the stock, down previously from$65.00.

RBC Capital downgraded shares of SandRidge Mississippian Trust I (NYSE:SDT - News) from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating.

ISI Group upgraded shares of SunTrust (NYSE:STI - News) from a sell rating to a hold rating.

Piper Jaffraydowngraded shares of Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA - News) from a neutral rating to an underweight rating.

Feltl & Co. downgraded shares of Titan International Inc (Illinois) (NYSE:TWI - News) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating. Their analystsnow have a $32.40 price target on the stock, down previously from $37.50.

Raymond James downgraded shares of United Continental (NYSE:UAL - News) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

Societe Generale downgraded shares of Unilever(NYSE:UL - News) from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Natixis downgraded shares of Unilever (NYSE:UL - News) from a neutral rating to a reduce rating.

Societe Generale downgraded shares of Unilever NLG 1.12 ADR (NYSE:UN - News) from a hold rating to a sell rating.

Canaccord Genuity downgraded shares of Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO - News) from a buy rating to a hold rating. Their analysts now have a $18.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $25.00.

National Securities upgraded shares of Volterra Semi (NASDAQ:VLTR - News) from a neutral rating to a buy rating. National Securities now has a $26.00 price target on the stock.

Sterne Agee upgraded shares of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY - News) from an underperform rating to a neutralrating.

JPMorgan Chase downgraded shares of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY - News) from a neutral rating to an underweight rating.

Craig Hallum downgraded shares of VistaPrint (NASDAQ:VPRT - News) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

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