Thursday, September 11, 2008

Citi, Goldman Think There May be a Problem at Lehman, Cut from Buy to Hold (LEH)

From Bloomberg:

Lehman Recommendation Cut at Citigroup, Goldman Sachs
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s stock recommendation was cut by Citigroup Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on a possible reduction in the company's credit rating following its biggest-ever loss.

Lehman was lowered to ``hold'' from ``buy'' by Citigroup analysts, who also cut their annual earnings-a-share estimate for the New York-based firm to a loss of $11.32 a share, compared with an earlier estimated loss of $8.26 a share. Goldman Sachs changed its rating to ``neutral'' from ``buy.''>>>MORE

Citi had upped their rec. from hold to buy on Mar. 28.

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