NEW YORK ( TheStreet) --
Akadia Realty Trust (AKR) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
Alkermes (ALKS) was initiated with an outperform rating at Leerink Swann. Company has a growing legacy business and an attractive pipeline opportunity, Leerink Swann said.
VAALCO Energy (EGY) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. Palo Alto Networks (PANW) was upgraded at Pacific Crest to outperform. $65 price target. Company is a market leader that is gaining market share, Pacific Crest said.
Seaworld (SEAS - Get Report) was initiated with a buy rating at Keybanc. $45 price target. Company has superior growth prospects, Keybanc said. Seaworld was initiated with a neutral rating at Lazard Capital Markets. Valuation call, as the stock is up 40% since the IPO, Lazard Capital Markets said.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESDenbury Resources (DNR) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from neutral. $24 price target. Estimates also boosted, as the company is looking to change to a growth and income model, Credit Suisse said. Ford (F) price target and estimates were raised at Citigroup. Earnings estimates were increased given a very strong North America and improving execution in Europe, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $18, and the High Risk rating was removed. FleetCor (FLT) price target and estimates were raised at Citigroup. Earnings estimates were increased on strong organic growth, M&A accretion, and a very healthy business development pipeline, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $97. Landstar (LSTR) estimates, price target were cut at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $61. Estimates were also reduced, given the company's new guidance, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating. Lululemon (LULU) price target and estimates were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were increased as sales and margins look strong despite the Luon pants issue, said UBS. Price target goes to $90.
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