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Analysts split over DreamWorks following NBCU deal

Goldman Sachs upgraded DreamWorksAnimation SKG Inc., whereas three other agencies downgraded it, TheFly.comreported April 29.

After NBCUniversalMedia LLC's proposed acquisitionof DreamWorks Animation for $41 per share, Goldman Sachs analyst Drew Borst reportedlyupgraded DreamWorks to "neutral" from "sell" and raised theprice target of the shares to $30 from $18.

Pacific Crest analyst Evan Wingren, on the other hand, downgradedDreamWorks to "sector weight" from "overweight" saying thatthe company was "well-shopped" and a competitive bid is unlikely to surface,according to TheFly.com.

Macquarie also downgraded the company to "neutral"from "outperform," while CLSA downgraded it to "underperform"from "outperform."

NBCUniversal is a unit of Comcast Corp.