Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) downgraded at FBR from Outperform to Market Perform, FBR Capital Markets said. Valuation call
Qualcomm (QCOM) rated new Buy at ThinkEquity. $5 price target. Company is the best large-cap chip play on smartphones and tablets.
Roper Industries (ROP) numbers boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares of ROP now seen reaching $88, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also upped, as higher sales is driving margin expansion. Equal-weight rating.
Roper Industries (ROP) downgraded at Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform, Oppenheimer said. Valuation call.Riverbed Technology (RVBD) rated new Outperform at Morgan Keegan. $45 price target. Company is a market leader and is expanding its commercial footprint. Safeway (SWY) downgraded at Jefferies from Buy to Hold, Jefferies said. Store manager survey showed worsening near-term trends. $25 price target. US Steel (X) downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral. $56 price target. Estimates also cut, to match the company's new guidance.
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