This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Analysts' Actions: EV FRC GLRE HTWR HPQ

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Best Buy (BBY) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Dun & Bradstreet (DNB) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Eaton Vance (EV - Get Report) was downgraded at Citigroup to sell from neutral. $26 price target. Flows coming from higher cost deals or lower fee products, Citigroup said.

First Republic Bank (FRC - Get Report) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from hold. $39 price target. Luminous Capital acquisition.

Greenlight Re (GLRE - Get Report) was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. $27 price target. Attractive entry point, UBS said.

Heartware Intl (HTWR - Get Report) was downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. $95 price target. Street revs may be aggressive, UBS said.

Linn Co. (LNCO) was initiated with a buy rating at UBS. $41 price target. Acceleration in acquire and exploit strategy, UBS said.

Penn National (PENN) was upgraded at Lazard from neutral to buy. $54 price target. REIT split should help increase shareholder value, Lazard said.

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD - Get Report) was initiated with a buy rating at Citigroup. $120 price target. Should produce above average production growth near term, Citi said.

St. Jude (STJ) was downgraded at Wells Fargo to market perform. FDA is showing increased concern around Riata/Durata, Wells Fargo said.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Best Buy (BBY) numbers cut at UBS. Shares of BBY now seen reaching $12.50, UBS said. Estimates also lowered as it is becoming more expensive to fix company. Neutral rating.

Best Buy numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of BBY now seen reaching $13, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on weak results. Hold rating.

Eaton Vance (EV - Get Report) numbers raised at KBW. Shares of EV now seen reaching $32, according to Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Estimates also increased, as the company is seeing better asset inflows. Market Perform rating.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) numbers cut at Citigroup. Shares of HPQ now seen reaching $10.50, Citigroup said. Estimates also lowered as BYOD still a major headwind.

Lowe's (LOW) estimates, target increased at BMO. LOW estimates were raised through 2013, BMO Capital said. Company is realizing higher margins. Market Perform rating and new $37 price target.

Owens & Minor (OMI) numbers cut at Credit Suisse. Shares of OMI now seen reaching $27, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given the weak utilization environment. Underperform rating.

>To submit a news tip, email: tips@thestreet.com.

READERS ALSO LIKE:


Follow TheStreet on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
EV $41.83 1.43%
FRC $57.36 1.43%
GLRE $32.20 1.04%
HTWR $88.76 -0.69%
PXD $166.50 1.77%

Markets

DOW 17,976.31 +263.65 1.49%
S&P 500 2,086.24 +25.22 1.22%
NASDAQ 4,947.4410 +56.2220 1.15%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs