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
See Cramer's multi-million dollar portfolio for FREE and get his new book Get Rich Carefully! Learn More

Analysts' Actions: AIG MSFT SIRI MO LVS

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS:

ADT (ADT) rated new outperform at William Blair. $57 price target. Company is cutting costs and buying back stock.

American International (AIG) downgraded at Wells from outperform to market perform. Company lacks near-term catalysts.

Bemis (BMS) upgraded at Keybanc from hold to buy. $40 price target. Company can outperform its peers over the coming quarters.

Cullen/Frost (CFR) downgraded at JP Morgan to underweight. Industry lacks near-term catalysts.

City National (CYN) downgraded at JP Morgan to neutral. Company is leveraged to slower growth in the first half of the year.

Con-Way (CNW) upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

EMC (EMC) downgraded at Morgan Stanley to equal-weight. Growth is slowing in the storage market.

Gencor Industries (GENC) downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Hertz (HTZ) downgraded at Morgan Stanley from overweight to underweight. $18 price target. Company is leveraged to lower used car prices.

Huntsman (HUN) downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. $18 price target. Recent price appreciation increases above our valuation.

Legg Mason (LM) downgraded at KBW from outperform to market perform. $29 price target. Expect continued outflows from the equity business.

MGM Resorts (MGM) downgraded at Nomura from buy to neutral. $13.50 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 40% over the past two months.

Altria (MO) upgraded at Stifel from hold to buy. $36 price target. Stock is attractive, following a recent pullback.

Microsoft (MSFT) downgraded at Morgan Stanley to equal-weight. Windows 8 has been disappointing and the PC market will remain weak.

Olin (OLN) rated new hold at Dahlman. Stock is pricing in improving profitability.

Penn National (PENN) downgraded at Lazard to neutral. Valuation call, given slower regional gaming trends.

Silgan (SLGN) downgraded at Keybanc from buy to hold. Core metal food can business could continue to struggle.

St. Jude (STJ) downgraded at BMO to market perform. $40 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts.

Tronox (TROX) downgraded at UBS to neutral from buy. $21 price target. Near term headwinds and recent stock appreciation spur downgrade.

Whitewave Foods (WWAV) rated new outperform at Credit Suisse. $19 price target. Company is a market leader and can generate solid growth over the next couple of years.

Stock quotes in this article: AIG, MSFT, SIRI, MO, LVS, CFR, LM, EMC, STJ 

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.
DOW 16,501.65 -12.72 -0.08%
S&P 500 1,875.39 -4.16 -0.22%
NASDAQ 4,126.9670 -34.4910 -0.83%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto
Advertising Partners

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