Also see: Alcoa, Level 3: Analysts' New Ratings
Editor's Note: Green and red arrows refer to intraday stock price movement.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
Apple (AAPL) estimates increased at BofA/Merrill through 2013. iPad is still gaining traction in the enterprise market.Accretive Health (AH) numbers boosted at Goldman. Shares of AH now seen reaching $27, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also upped, as the company has multiple potential growth drivers. Neutral rating. Franklin Resources (BEN) numbers boosted at Jefferies. Shares of BEN now seen reaching $125, according to Jefferies. Estimates also upped, given better equity trends. Hold rating. Benchmark Electronics (BHE) price target trimmed at Citi by a dollar to $17. Negative preannouncement of -8% sales, Citigroup said. Maintain Sell rating. Community Health Systems (CYH) price target cut at Citi to $34 from $46. Lawsuit against CYH today alleging improper admissions of observational status payments, Citigroup said. Maintain Buy rating. Endo Pharmaceuticals (ENDP) numbers boosted at Oppenheimer. Shares of ENDP now seen reaching $48, according to Oppenheimer. Estimates also upped, following the AMMD acquisition. Outperform rating.
Green Mountain (GMCR) numbers raised at Keybanc. Shares of GMCR now seen reaching $85. Estimates also increased, as margins should improve along with the scale for k-cups. Buy rating. International Game (IGT) numbers reduced at Jefferies. IGT estimates were cut through 2012. Core product momentum remains low. Hold rating and new $16 price target. Leap Wireless (LEAP) price target raised at BofA/Merrill to $20, up from $18. Improved fundamentals in wireless space, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Reiterate Buy rating. Old Dominion (ODFL) numbers increased at Keybanc. ODFL estimates were raised through 2012, Keybanc said. Freight trends are improving. Buy rating and new $40 price target. MetroPCS (PCS) price target higher at BofA/Merrill. PCS price target lifted to $20 from $16. Improved fundamental set-up for pre-pay, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Maintain Buy rating. Teco Energy (TE) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of TE now seen reaching $20.50, according to UBS. Estimates also increased, to reflect higher coal prices. Buy rating. TreeHouse Foods (THS) price target boosted at Citi to $59 from $53 following positive call with management, Citigroup said. Maintain Hold rating. Time Warner Cable (TWC) numbers increased at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Company is likely to buy back more shares. Equal-weight rating and new $78 price target.
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