STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESAvon Products (AVP - Get Report) numbers raised at BofA/Merrill. Shares of AVP now seen reaching $24, according to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Estimates also increased, as higher sales is driving margin growth. Buy rating. Comcast (CMCSA) target raised at Citigroup to 45.50, Citigroup said. NBCU deal a fair price and accretive. Buy rating. Cooper Companies (COO) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of COO now seen reaching $100, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on shift in the CIBA royalty agreement. Hold rating. Hercules Offshore (HERO) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of HERO now seen reaching $8, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on solid domestic jack-up rates. Hold rating. Level 3 Communications (LVLT) numbers cut at Canaccord. Shares of LVLT now seen reaching $16, according to Canaccord Genuity. Estimates also reduced, given macro headwinds. Hold rating. Rackspace (RAX) estimates, target cut at JMP. RAX estimates were reduced through 2014, JMP Securities said. Company is seeing lower sales. Outperform rating and new $78 price target. Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) target lowered at Oppenheimer to $80, Oppenheimer said. Weak unconventional results take down earnings. Outperform rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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