This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Analysts' Actions: BBT CVC ETN PEG EW

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Air Products (APD) downgraded at BofA/Merrill from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $86 price target. Company is facing margin and volume pressure in its merchant gas business.

BB&T (BBT) downgraded at Sterne Agee from Buy to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. $32 price target. Estimates also cut, given the weaker economy and lower expected net interest margin.

BB&T upgraded at Citigroup to Buy from Neutral, Citigroup said. $35 price target. Increased transparency on purchase accounting.

Beam (BEAM) upgraded at Morgan Stanley to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $64 price target. Recent pullback has created an attractive buying opportunity.

Cliffs Natural (CLF) downgraded at Deutsche from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, based on a $45 price target.

Cablevision (CVC) upgraded at BofA/Merrill from Hold to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Company will likely raise rates, leading to higher sales in 2013. $23 price target.

DDR Corp (DDR) downgraded at UBS to Neutral from Buy, UBS said. $16 price target. Catalysts are in the rear view mirror.

Eaton (ETN) upgraded at MKM to Buy, MKM Partners said. Valuation call, based on a $57 price target.

Edwards Lifesciences (EW) downgraded at Citigroup to Neutral from Buy, Citigroup said. $95 price target. EU issues will likely linger and impact near term ramp.

Owens & Minor (OMI) downgraded at UBS to Sell from Neutral, UBS said. Negative datapoints for OMI's customer base.

Public Service (PEG) downgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Underperform, Credit Suisse said. $28.50 price target. Company is least leverages to a cyclical recovery in power demand.

Texas Industries (TXI) upgraded at Sterne Agee from Underperform to Neutral, Sterne Agee said. Company is a potential takeover target.

United Natural (UNFI) rated new Neutral at Goldman. Valuation call, based on a $57 price target.

Wendy's (WEN) rated new Neutral at Credit Suisse. Company lacks visibility and will be hurt by higher beef costs. $4.50 price target.

Wright Express (WXS) upgraded at JP Morgan from Underweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $76 price target. Estimates also boosted, given higher gas prices and the recent Fleet One purchase.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,122.01 +15.31 0.09%
S&P 500 2,000.12 +0.10 0.00%
NASDAQ 4,569.6210 -1.0160 -0.02%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs