NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) upgraded at Sterne Agee from Neutral to Buy, Sterne Agee said. $54 price target. Estimates also boosted, as the company appears to be at an inflection point.
Abercrombie & Fitch upgraded at Credit Suisse from Underperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. $46 price target. Company is executing well in a choppy environment.
Astoria Financial (AF) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. Cabot Oil & Gas (COG) downgraded at SocGen from Buy to Hold, Societe Generale said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 55% since late April. $53 price target. First Cash Financial (FCFS) upgraded at Sterne Agee from Neutral to Buy, Sterne Agee said. $50 price target. Estimates also boosted, given expected growth in the pawn business. Walter Energy (WLT) downgraded at BofA/Merrill from Neutral to Underperform, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $31 price target. Expect lower met coal prices. Westport (WPRT) rated new Buy at Deutsche. WPRT was initiated with a Buy rating, Deutsche Bank said. $38 price target. Natural gas vehicles should reach an inflection point in 2013.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESAbercrombie & Fitch (ANF) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of ANF now seen reaching $42, UBS said. Estimates also increased on marked improvement in inventory. Neutral rating. Delphi Automotive (DLPH) rated new Neutral at UBS. $35 price target. Robust portfolio, but lacks catalysts. Eaton Vance (EV) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of EV now seen reaching $28, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on flow momentum into year end. Hold rating. Mosaic (MOS)numbers cut at UBS NOV 15, 2012 | 8:06 AM EST Shares of MOS now seen reaching $65, UBS said. Estimates also trimmed as international demand slows. Buy rating. PetSmart (PETM) estimates, target raised at Morgan Stanley. Shares of PETM now seen reaching $79, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also increased, as the company has a lot of operating momentum. Overweight rating. Tronox (TROX) numbers cut at UBS. Shares of TROX now seen reaching $24, UBS said. Estimates also lowered as addition headwinds gather in 3Q. Buy rating. Texas Instruments (TXN) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of TXN now seen reaching $30, UBS said. Estimates also increased on OMAP restructuring. Neutral rating. Texas Instruments numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of TXN now seen reaching $35, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on lower cost structure. Buy rating. Vivus (VVUS) estimates, target reduced at Lazard. Shares of VVUS now seen reaching $27, according to Lazard. Estimates also cut, given a sluggish expected launch for Qysmia. Buy rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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