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Morning Playbook: Dividend.com

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Today's trading will be influenced quite a bit by the monthly retail sales data coming out for several companies today. This news is usually out the first Thursday of each month. Keep an eye today on those names reporting sales numbers, as well as the other names in the news featured below.

Story Stocks

Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV - Get Report): Shares are lower after homebuilder reports another quarterly loss.

Ciena (CIEN - Get Report): Stock is higher on company's positive guidance.

SAIC (SAI): Shares are slightly higher following company's second-quarter results.

Del Monte Foods (DLM): Stock is rising after company raises guidance.

Sepracor (SEPR): Shares are flat as news is official that company is being acquired for $23 a share. The stock spiked up yesterday afternoon before it was halted for news pending.

Upgrades to Watch

International Rectifier (IRF): Merriman Curhan Ford initiates coverage with a buy rating.

Carnival Corporation (CCL): Credit Suisse raises price target to $34.

Apple (AAPL): William Blair initiates coverage with an outperform.

Cubic Corp (CUB - Get Report): JPMorgan raises stock to an outperform.

Cisco Systems (CSCO - Get Report): RBC Capital Markets raises price target to $27.

Danaher Corporation (DHR): FBR Capital Markets raises stock to an outperform. $71 price target.

Silicon Labs (SLAB): Kaufman Bros. raises estimates. $52 price target.

Accenture (ACN): Baird initiates coverage with an outperform.

Freeport McMoran (FCX): FBR Capital Markets raises estimates. $87 price target.

Franklin Resources (BEN): Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raises stock to an outperform. $110 price target.

Brown-Forman (BF-B): Goldman Sachs raises estimates.

Zumiez (ZUMZ): William Blair raises stock to an outperform.

Baker Hughes (BHI): Morgan Stanley raises stock to an equalweight. $75 price target.

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