Valassis Communications (VCI) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.
TCF Financial (TCB) was upgraded at FBR Capital to market perform from underperform. $17 price target. Company is seeing solid top-line growth and improving credit trends, FBR Capital said.
Valueclick (VCLK) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from buy. $29 price target. Company is facing increased competiton, Goldman said.
Wendy's (WEN) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from sell. $7.50 price target. Company is moving toward a franchising model and is realizing higher margins, Goldman said.
Stock Comments / EPS ChangesAmerican Campus Comm (ACC) numbers were reduced at UBS. Estimates were reduced given increased expenses to build occupancy, said UBS. Price target was cut to $46. ACE Ltd (ACE) estimates were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were increased, reflecting higher loss reserve releases, said UBS. Price target is $100. (AMTD) estimates were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were increased given exposure to rate sensitive revenues and higher IDA yields, said UBS. Price target goes to $27. Broadcom numbers were reduced at UBS. Earnings estimates were reduced as cellular SoS underperforms, said UBS. Price target was cut to $35. Peabody Energy (BTU) estimates were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were increased given better-than-expected unit gross margin, said UBS. Price target is $36. CIT Group (CIT) numbers were increased at Citigroup. Earnings estimates were raised given the second-quarter beat, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $58. Centene (CNC) numbers were raised at BMO Capital. Estimates were boosted through 2014. New market entries and the Acaria acquisition are adding to earnings, BMO Capital said. Market perform rating and new $56 price target. Electronic Arts (EA) numbers raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were increased given cost discipline and mix, said UBS. Price target was raised to $25. Electronic Arts numbers were raised at BMO Capital. Shares are now seen reaching $30. Estimates were also increased, as the company is seeing higher sales and lower costs, BMO said. Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) numbers were reduced at Citigroup. Earnings estimates were reduced on weak energy outlook, said Citigroup. Price target is $23.
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