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ACE Limited (ACE) upgraded at Citi to Buy and added to Top Picks Live. Superior reserve/capacity profile and upside potential with A&H business. Price target raised to $64.
Ametek (AME) upgraded at Baird from Neutral to Outperform. Company reported a strong quarter. $49 price target.
Ashland (ASH) upgraded at Longbow from Neutral to Buy. Estimates also boosted, given price increases. $75 price target.Bill Barrett Corp (BBG) upgraded at Barclays to Overweight from Equal Weight on valuation. Perception that the company's Rockies project could be pressured in current price environment. Price target increased to $43 from $38. Dell (DELL - Get Report) downgraded at UBS from Buy to Neutral. Valuation call, as the stock is up 25% in the past two months. $17.50 price target. Domino's Pizza (DPZ) downgraded at Citi to Hold from Buy on valuation and high expectations. Price target raised by a dollar to $19.50. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates lifted to $1.30 and $1.41, respectively. Davita (DVA) downgraded at Jefferies from Buy to Hold. $69 price target. Multiple potential negative catalysts lie ahead. Ford (F - Get Report) downgraded at Credit Suisse to Underperform from Neutral. Profit levels have red-lined, time to down-shift. Maintain $10 price target. Ford (F - Get Report) target, estimates raised at Barclays. F price target inched higher to $13 from $12 on solid 1Q10 beat. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates lifted to $1.57 and $1.85, respectively. Equal Weight rating. Ford (F - Get Report) estimates increased at UBS through 2011. Company is seeing better results for credit and in Europe. Buy rating and $16 price target. Forest Oil (FST - Get Report) downgraded at Barclays to Equal Weight from Overweight based on recent share performance. 3M (MMM - Get Report) estimates, target upped at UBS. MMM estimates were boosted through 2011. Company is seeing better organic growth. Buy rating and new $110 price target. 3M (MMM - Get Report) upgraded at Barclays to Overweight from Equal Weight on better than expected 1Q10 results. Price target jumped to $105 from $90. Estimates raised through 2012.
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