MSC Industrial (MSM) numbers boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares of MSM now seen reaching $49. Estimates also upped, given improving sales growth. Underweight rating.
Noble (NE) estimates, target upped at Citigroup. NE estimates were boosted through 2011. Company is cutting operating costs. Buy rating and new $42 price target.
Newfield Exploration (NFX) numbers upped at Citigroup. NFX estimates were boosted through 2011. Company is accelerating its production shift toward oil and liquids. Buy rating and new $68 price target.
Nokia (NOK) price target higher at Barclays. NOK price target lifted by a dollar to $14 as 3Q was above expectations. Maintain Overweight rating.Nucor (NUE) estimates, target lowered at Citigroup. Shares of NUE now seen reaching $53. Estimates also cut, to match the company's new guidance. Buy rating. PPG Industries (PPG) numbers raised at Citigroup. Shares of PPG now seen reaching $86. Estimates also increased, as the company is seeing higher auto demand. Buy rating. Reliance Steel (RS) numbers cut at UBS. Shares of RS now seen reaching $55. Estimates also lowered, to match the company's new guidance. Buy rating. Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL) numbers increased at UBS through 2011. Company continues to see volumes rebound. Buy rating and new $70 price target. Sandisk (SNDK) estimates increased at UBS through 2011. Company is realizing a higher gross margin. Buy rating and $50 price target. TCF Financial (TCB) target, estimates trimmed at Credit Suisse. TCB price target cut by a dollar to $17. Weaker than expected credit quality trends drive EPS lower. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates fall to $1.06 and $1.07, respectively. Neutral rating. Travelers (TRV) estimates, target boosted at UBS. Shares of TRV now seen reaching $64. Estimates also upped, as the company is gaining market share. Buy rating. Televisa (TV) price target raised at Credit Suisse. TV price target lifted to $25.50 from $24. Strong 3Q10 results due to higher margins. Maintain Outperform rating. Under Armour (UA) numbers upped at UBS. UA estimates were boosted through 2011. Company is seeing better demand for cold-weather gear and growing its international margins. Buy rating and new $52 price target. UPS (UPS) target, estimates boosted at Barclays. UPS price target raised to $86 from $84. 3Q results display the significant leverage the company has to an improving economy. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates lifted to $3.55 and $4.30, respectively. Overweight rating.