Equity Briefing: Upgrades and Downgrades for July 24th: REG, RRGB, RSH, SFNC, SMFG, SN, SON, STRI, TLM, TREE

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Vancouver, BC, July 24, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network and Equity Briefing:

Deutsche Bank downgraded shares of Regency Centers (NYSE:REG - News) from a buy rating to a hold rating.
Davenport initiated coverage on shares of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc (NASDAQ:RRGB - News). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Miller Tabak initiated coverage on shares of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc (NASDAQ:RRGB - News). They issued a hold ratingon the stock and set a $33.00 price target.

UBS AG downgraded shares of RadioShack (NYSE:RSH - News) from a neutral rating to a sell rating.

Raymond James upgraded shares of Simmons First National Co. (NASDAQ:SFNC - News) from an underperform rating to amarket perform rating.

Jefferies Group downgraded shares of Sumitomo Mitsui Fina (NASDAQ:SMFG - News) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Global Hunter Securities initiated coverage on shares of Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN - News). They issued a buy rating on the stock and set a $25.00 price target.

Goldman Sachs upgraded shares of Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON - News) from a sell rating to a neutral rating.

Craig Hallum downgraded shares of STR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRI - News) from a buy rating to a hold rating.

Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares of Talisman Energy Inc (NYSE:TLM - News) from a hold rating to a buy rating. Canaccord Genuity now has a $15.00 price target on the stock.

BWS Financial initiated coverage on shares of Tree.com Inc (NASDAQ:TREE - News). They issued a buy rating on the stock and set a $20.00 price target.

Needham & Company reiterated its buy rating on shares of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA - News).

Bank of America downgraded shares of Tesoro Co. (NYSE:TSO - News) from a buyrating to a neutral rating.

BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of TESARO Inc (NASDAQ:TSRO - News). They issued an outperform rating on the stock.

Davenport initiated coverage on shares of Texas Roadhouse (NASDAQ:TXRH - News). They issued aneutral rating on the stock.

Needham & Company lowered its price target on shares of Volterra Semi (NASDAQ:VLTR - News) from $33.00 to $29.00. They have a buy rating on the stock.

Northcoast Research initiated coverage on shares of WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE:WCC - News). They issued a buy rating on the stock.

Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of Wisconsin Energy (NYSE:WEC - News) from a neutral rating to a sell rating. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

Compass Point lowered its price target on shares of Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION - News) from $20.50 to $18.50. They have a neutral rating on the stock.

William Blair downgraded shares of Zeltiq Aesthetics (NASDAQ:ZLTQ - News) from an outperform rating to a market perform rating.

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