Equity Brief: Ratings Changes for October 17th: TXI, TXN, VNO, WTSLA

Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:31am EDT

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A number of stocks were upgraded and downgraded by equities research analysts today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/equitybriefdaily) and Equity Brief:

Sidoti upgraded shares of Texas Industries (TXI) from a neutral rating to a buy rating.

Longbow Research downgraded shares of Texas Instruments (TXN) from a neutral rating to an underperform rating.

Imperial Capital upgraded shares of Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) to an outperform rating.

B. Riley downgraded shares of Wet Seal (WTSLA) from a buy rating to a neutral rating.

Pacific Crest initiated coverage on shares of Ixia (XXIA). They issued an outperform rating on the stock.

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