NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
Alpha Natural (ANR) was downgraded at Dahlman Rose from Buy to Hold. Company is leveraged to lower met coal pricing, Dahlman Rose said.
Peabody Energy (BTU) was downgraded at Dahlman Rose from Buy to Hold. It will take time for coal demand to catch up with supply, Dahlman Rose said.
Conagra (CAG) was upgraded at JP Morgan from Neutral to Overweight. Valuation call, based on a $29 price target, JP Morgan said.CSX (CSX) was downgraded at Dahlman Rose from Buy to Hold, Dahlman Rose said. Company is leveraged to lower coal volume and pricing, Dahlman Rose said. General Mills (GIS) was downgraded at JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral. $40 price target. Company will likely take longer to fix its yogurt problems, JP Morgan said. Gamestop (GME) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to Buy. $25 price target. Estimates were also boosted, as the company will likely buy back more stock, Goldman said. Humana (HUM) was upgraded at Leerink Swann from Market Perform to Outperform. Company can address margin issues in the coming quarters, Leerink Swann said. Informatica (INFA) was upgraded at Baird from Neutral to Outperform. $40 price target. Majority of the company's challenges are fixable, Baird said. Ingersoll-Rand (IR) was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to Neutral. Valuation call, based on a $48 price target, BofA/Merrill said. Manchester United (MANU) was initiated with a Neutral rating at Nomura. $13 price target. Expect player costs to keep rising, Nomura said. Manchester United was started with a Buy rating at Deutsche Bank. $17 price target. Expect solid revenue grew, driven by better team performance, Deutsche said. Norfolk Southern (NSC) was downgraded at Dahlman Rose from Buy to Hold. Met coal export prices are declining, Dahlman Rose said. Northwestern (NEW) was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral at Robert Baird said. Valuation call, based on a $38 price target, Baird said. NYSE Euronext (NYX) was upgraded at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from Market Perform to Outperform. Valuation call, based on a $29 price target, KBW said.
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