upgraded at Brean Murray from Hold to Buy. $10.25 price target. Company can expand margins and exceed expectations heading into 2010.
upgraded at Merrill/BofA to Buy from Neutral as sentiment and valuation near bottom. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates set at $0.59 and $0.61, respectively. Price target raised to $19 from $17.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
price target higher at Thomas Weisel to $34 from $31 on positive 3Q expectations. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates set at $1.51 and $1.70. Maintain Overweight rating.
target boosted to $105 at Friedman, Billings Ramsey. Company posted higher September assets. Market Perform rating.
numbers boosted at Citigroup to $36. Estimates also raised, to reflect expected sequential improvement in full-price sales. Buy rating.
price target raised at Morgan Stanley to $30.50 from $28. Maintain Equal Weight rating. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates set at $2.16 and $2.27, respectively.
price target cut at Thomas Weisel by a dollar to $5 on weak 3Q results. Maintain Overweight rating. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates slashed to -$0.94 and -$0.45, respectively.
price target lifted at Credit Suisse to $19 from $17 on continued strength at low end of market. Reiterate Outperform rating. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates set at -$2.85 and -$0.30, respectively.
price target raised at Credit Suisse to $14 from $14. Maintain Neutral rating. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimate set at $0.69 and $0.00, respectively.