Lululemon (LULU) was downgraded at Credit Suisse from outperform to neutral. $80 price target. Comp sales growth is slowing, which could weigh on margins, Credit Suisse said.
Mattel (MAT) was upgraded at Needham from hold to buy. Company likely gained market share during the holiday season, Needham said.
Shutterfly (SFLY) was upgraded at Topeka from hold to buy. $40 price target. Have increased confidence in management's ability to deal with increased competition, Topeka said.
Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) was upgraded at Deutsche Bank from hold to buy. $20 price target. Company can continue execute in a difficult environment, Deutsche said.Textron (TXT) was upgraded at Credit Suisse from neutral to outperform. $30 price target. Market expectations have come down to achievable levels, Credit Suisse said. Under Armour (UA) was upgraded at Credit Suisse from neutral to outperform. $59 price target. Estimates were also boosted, as the company is leveraged to secular growth trends, Credit Suisse said. Urban Outfitters (URBN) was upgraded at Credit Suisse from neutral to outperform. $48 price target. Estimates also boosted, given better industry trends, Credit Suisse said. US Bancorp (USB) was upgraded at Deutsche Bank from hold to buy. $38 price target. Company is best leveraged to reform in the GSE/mortgage space, Deutsche said.
Stock Comments / EPS ChangesDow Chemical (DOW) numbers were raised at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $34. Estimates were also raised on falling feedstock prices, Jefferies said. Hold rating. Eastman Chemical (EMN) numbers were raised at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $71. Estimates also raised on lower priced feedstocks, Jefferies said. Hold rating. Endo Health Solutions (ENDP) numbers were lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $32. Estimates were also lowered on generic competition. Outperform rating. Endo Health Solutions numbers were lowered at UBS. Shares are now seen reaching $40. Estimates were also lowered on 2013 guidance, UBS said. Buy rating. Family Dollar (FDO) numbers were cut at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $65. Estimates were also reduced, given the company's new guidance, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating. Kohl's (KSS) estimates, target were reduced at Nomura. Estimates were reduced through 2013. Comp sales will likely fall with inventory levels, Nomura said. Neutral rating and new $41 price target. Limited Brands (LTD) numbers lowered at Nomura. Shares are now seen reaching $52. Estimates were also cut, as the company is seeing lower sales, Nomura said. Buy rating. PPG (PPG) numbers were raised at UBS. Shares are now seen reaching $136. Estimates were also raised on Deco paints deal, UBS said. Neutral rating. Valero (VLO) price target was raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $40. New projects improve outlook, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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