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Advance Auto: Upgrades, Downgrades

Stocks in this article: AAP BKD GEOY

Editor's Note: Green and red arrows refer to intraday stock price movement.


Advance Auto (AAP) upgraded at Oppenheimer from Underperform to Perform. $75 price target. Sales momentum is improving across the industry.

Brookdale Senior (BKD) upgraded at Morgan Keegan from Market Perform to Outperform. $24 price target. Industry outlook is improving and the FIG sale increases the company's float.

Dean Foods (DF) downgraded at Credit Suisse to Underperform from Neutral. Pricing battle with competitors and higher costs will reduce earnings in 2011. Price target lowered to $7 from $11.

Geoeye (GEOY) downgraded at Merriman to Neutral. Valuation call, as growth is expected to moderate the next couple of years.

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) downgraded at UBS from Buy to Neutral. Valuation call, based on a $52 price target.

Charles Schwab (SCHW) downgraded at FBR from Outperform to Market Perform. $17 price target. YieldPlus overhang has returned.

Warnaco (WRC) downgraded at Sterne Agee to Neutral. $55 price target. Company is facing margin pressure.

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) upgraded at ThinkEquity from Hold to Buy. $40 price target. Sales are recovering faster than expected.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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