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    Today, we're taking a closer look at some recent stocks that have been downgraded by analysts and that also show up in at least one of Stockpickr's professional portfolios.

    AT&T

    AT&T (T) was recently downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS, with a $29 price target, on the likelihood that the company will lose subscribers in the first half of the year.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, AT&T shows up in the portfolios of George Soros, who increased his number of shares held by more than 250% during the period, and Louis Moore Bacon at Moore Capital Management, at 1.9% of the total portfolio.

    Stock Overview: AT&T is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services and equipment as well as directory advertising and publishing services in the U.S. and internationally. It has traded in a 52-week range of $23.78 to $30.10 and closed at $27.52 on Monday. It has a market cap of $162.5 billion and a 1.8 short interest ratio, it yields 6.3%, and it trades at a P/E of 8.2.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 32 analysts covering the stock, 17 rate it a buy, and 15 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has a B- buy rating on AT&T, earning it a spot on the top-rated telecommunications stocks list.

    Earnings: AT&T earned 55 cents a share in its fourth quarter, up from 50 cents a share in the previous year's quarter and a penny above expectations. Sales of $31.4 billion, slightly below estimates for $31.5 billion, were up 2% from the previous year.

    More on AT&T:
    According to Jake Lynch, AT&T is one of the 10 cheapest Dow dividend stocks for 2011, and Roberto Pedone included it as one of his top Dogs of the Dow stocks for the year.

    Occidental Petroleum

    Occidental Petroleum (OXY) was recently downgraded to equalweight from overweight at Morgan Stanley, with a $110 price target.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Occidental comprises 2.1% of T. Boone Pickens' BP Capital portfolio and 3.8% of Chris Davis' portfolio at Davis Selected Advisers.

    Stock Overview: Occidental Petroleum is a multinational organization whose subsidiaries and affiliates operate in the oil and gas, chemical and midstream, marketing and other segments.. It has traded in a 52-week range of $72.13 to $99.57, and it closed at $96.68 on Monday. It has a market cap of $76.2 billion and a short interest ratio of 3, it yields 1.6%, and it trades at a P/E of 17.9.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 23 analysts covering the stock, 17 rate it a buy, five rate it a hold, and one rates it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a B+ buy rating on Occidental, earning it a spot on the top-rated oil and gas stocks list.

    Earnings: Occidental recently reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.49 a share, or $1.2 billion, up from $1.15 a share, or $938 million, in the previous year's quarter.

    More on Occidental Petroleum: Occidental recently showed up in the 5 Best Energy Stocks for $100-Plus Oil, which collected the five highest-rated large-cap oil and gas stocks, and it's one of Goldman Sachs' best energy stocks for 2011.

    Norfolk Southern

    Norfolk Southern (NSC) was recently downgraded to neutral from buy at UBS with a $68 price target.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Norfolk Southern shows up in the portfolio of Tweedy Browne.

    Stock Overview: Norfolk Southern is engaged in rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products and finished goods in the U.S. It has traded in a 52-week range of $46.18 to $66, and it closed at $61.19 on Monday. It has a market cap of $21.9 billion and short interest ratio of 2, it yields 2.6%, and it trades at a P/E of 15.1.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 28 analysts covering the stock, 20 rate it a buy, and eight rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has a A- buy rating on Norfolk Southern, earning it a spot on the top-rated railroad stocks list.

    Earnings: Norfolk Southern recently reported earnings of $1.09 a share, or $402 million, for the fourth quarter, up from 82 cents a share, or $307 million, in the year-ago quarter and above estimates for $1.05 a share.

    More on Norfolk Southern: According to Gregg Greenberg, Norfolk Southern is one of fund managers' top transport stock picks. It recently showed up on a list of 20 stocks with large insider selling.

    RadioShack

    RadioShack (RSH) was recently downgraded to sector perform from outperform at RBC Capital, with a $17 price target. RBC Capital predicts that the company's fundamentals are unlikely to bounce back in the near future.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, RadioShack shows up in the portfolios of Trafelet Capital Management and Robert Olstein at Olstein Financial Alert Fund.

    Stock Overview: RadioShack is engaged in the retail sale of consumer electronics goods and services through its RadioShack store chain and non-RadioShack branded kiosk operations.. It has traded in a 52-week range of $14.96 to $24, and it closed at $15.15 after hitting its new low of $14.96 earlier in the day. It has a market cap of $1.7 billion and a short interest ratio of 5.2, it yields 1.6%, and it trades at a P/E of 8.6.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 21 analysts covering the stock, four rate it a buy, 16 rate it a hold, and one rates it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a B buy rating on RadioShack.

    Earnings: RadioShack is slated to report earnings on Feb. 21. Analysts expect earnings of 53 cents a share, compared with 60 cents a share in the year-ago quarter, and $1.71 a share for the year, compared with $1.63 a share in the prior year.

    More on RadioShack:
    According to Jeanine Poggi, RadioShack was one of 17 potential retail M&A targets for 2011.

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber

    Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) was recently downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs, due to earnings recovery being pushed out by higher raw materials costs.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Goodyear Tire shows up in the portfolios of David Tepper's Appaloosa Management, at 1% of the total portfolio.

    Stock Overview: Goodyear Tire & Rubber is a manufacturer of tires and rubber products. It also manufactures and markets several lines of power transmission belts, other rubber products and rubber-related chemicals for various applications. It has traded in a 52-week range of $9.10 to $15.27, and it closed on Monday at $11.88. It has a market cap of $2.8 billion and a short interest ratio of 2, and it trades at a P/E of 40.2.

    Analyst Ratings: Of nine analysts covering the stock, eight rate it a buy, one rates it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a D+ sell rating on Goodyear.

    Earnings: Analysts expect Goodyear to post a fourth-quarter loss of 7 cents a share, compared with a 14-cent-per-share profit in the year-ago quarter. Expectations are for earnings of 37 cents a share for 2010, compared with a loss of $1.37 a share in the prior year, and profit of $1.12 a share in 2011.

    More on Goodyear: According to Shanthi Bharatwaj, Goodyear is one of 10 S&P 500 companies with the biggest earnings upside.

    Murphy Oil

    Murphy Oil (MUR) was recently downgraded to underperform at BMO Capital Markets, with a $65 price target.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Murphy Oil shows up in the portfolios of Steven Cohen at SAC Capital and T. Boone Pickens at BP Capital.

    Stock Overview: Murphy Oil is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the U.S. and the United Kingdom.. It has traded in a 52-week range of $48.14 to $76.74, and it closed on Monday at $66.30. It has a market cap of $12.7 billion and a 2.4 short interest ratio, it yields 1.7%, and it trades at a P/E of 16.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 16 analysts covering the stock, four rate it a buy, 10 rate it a hold, and two rate it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a B buy rating on Murphy, earning it a spot on the top-rated oil and gas stocks list.

    Earnings:
    Murphy recently reported fourth-quarter earnings of 90 cents a share, or $174.1 million, missing expectations for 92 cents a share. In the year-ago quarter, Murphy had earned $1.65 a share, or $318 million.

    More on Murphy:
    According to Karvy Global, Murphy is one of 10 energy stocks favored by analysts.

    -- Written by Rebecca Corvino in New York.

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