Solar Winds (SWI) was upgraded at Morgan Stanley to equal weight. Accelerating volume growth and stabilized sales productivity warrants current valuation, Morgan Stanley said. Price target increased to $67.
TCF Financial (TCB) was downgraded at Oppenheimer to perform from outperform. Valuation call, as the stock has approached the previous $15 price target, Oppenheimer said.
Unum (UNM) was downgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral. Industry fundamentals remain mixed, J.P. Morgan said.
STOCK COMMENTS/EPS CHANGESBank of America (BAC) price target and estimates were raised at Sterne Agee. Earnings estimates were raised on a more optimistic outlook for market-sensitive revenues and reductions in debt, Sterne Agee said. Price target goes to $13. Noble Energy (NBL) price target was raised at UBS to $145 after a meeting with management, UBS said. Guidance seems conservative, and cash flow does not reflect deep queue of exploration prospects, UBS said. Panera Bread (PNRA) numbers were raised at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $200. Estimates were also increased, given higher expected sales and falling wheat prices, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating. Tesoro (TSO) estimates were increased at UBS. Estimates for 2013 were increased to reflect refining expectations in the first quarter, said UBS. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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