This Day On The Street
Continue to site
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

Apple: Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Berry Petroleum (BRY) initiated at JP Morgan. Initiated with an Overweight rating and $40.50 price target. Introduces 2010 EPS estimates of $4.96.

Cheesecake Factory (CAKE - Get Report) upgraded at Baird from Neutral to Outperform. $32 price target. Company is seeing better sales and traffic trends.

Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO) upgraded at Piper Jaffray. Rating raised to Neutral from Underweight. Price target raised to $12 from $6. 2010 EPS estimates lowered to -$0.11 from -$0.04.

Dean Foods (DF) downgraded at UBS from Buy to Neutral. $11 price target. Estimates also lowered, given pricing pressures in the milk market.

Electronic Arts (ERTS) upgraded at MKM from Sell to Neutral. Company is turning the business around and seeing better sales from its new titles.

Legg Mason (LM) upgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral from Underperform on cost savings, large buyback and better flows. Price target maintained at $31.

Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) downgraded at Barclays to Equal Weight from Overweight on valuation. Maintain $14 price target.

MetroPCS (PCS) upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $14 price target. New plans should drive subscriber growth.

Petsmart (PETM) rated new Buy at Jefferies. $39 price target. Company should benefit from a resurgence in discretionary spending.

Primerica (PRI) rated new Neutral at UBS. PRI was initiated with a Neutral rating. $27 price target. Company can deliver double-digit earnings growth by 2012, but faces compliance issues.

SS&C Technologies (SSNC - Get Report) rated new Buy at Deutsche Bank. $19 price target. Industry trends are improving and organic growth could accelerate.

St Jude Medical (STJ) upgraded at Piper Jaffray to Overweight from Neutral. Maintains $44 price target and 2010 EPS estimates of $2.84.

Talbots (TLB) initiated at Barclays with an Overweight rating and $23 price target. Sales are recovering broadly and the TLB story is just getting started.

Tyson Foods (TSN) estimates increased at Morgan Stanley through 2011. Protein market is improving and the company is seeing better operating efficiency. Equal-weight rating.

Tyson Foods (TSN) downgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Outperform. Valuation call. Price target lowered to $21 from $23.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Apple (AAPL - Get Report) estimates, target raised at Kaufman. Shares of AAPL now seen reaching $320. Estimates also increased, given higher expected Mac and iPad sales. Buy rating.
1 of 3

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
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
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
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG
AAPL $121.30 0.00%
CAKE $57.74 0.00%
FLR $46.75 0.00%
TIF $95.70 0.00%
TJX $69.82 0.00%

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,689.86 -56.12 -0.32%
S&P 500 2,103.84 -4.79 -0.23%
NASDAQ 5,128.2810 -0.5040 -0.01%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs