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Analysts' Actions: CVS FISV FOSL MRO YUM

Stocks in this article: CVS FISV FOSL MRO YUM


BP (BP) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

CVS Caremark (CVS) was downgraded at Cantor Fitzgerald to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on a $62 price target, Cantor said.

Fiserv (FISV) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to buy from neutral. $120 price target. Company should deliver higher internal sales growth this year, given better end-market conditions, Sterne Agee said.

Fossil (FOSL) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. Based on valuation and despite global growth opportunity, said Citi. Price target goes to $135.

McDermott (MDR) was downgraded at DA Davidson to neutral from buy. $7.25 price target. Losses are broadening, DA Davidson said.

Mead Johnson (MJN) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from neutral. $90 price target. Company should benefit from competitor recalls, Credit Suisse said.

Marathon Oil (MRO) was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral. Valuation call, based on a $42 price target, BofA/Merrill said.

OneBeacon (OB) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Yum! Brands (YUM) was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral from underperform. $79 price target. Market is more willing than expected to look through China issues, BofA/Merrill said.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

AECOM Technology (ACM) numbers were cut at UBS. Estimates were reduced as backlog conversion is taking longer than expected, said UBS. Price target is reduced to $33.

American International (AIG) numbers were increased at BMO Capital. Estimates were raised through 2014. Business turnaround is on course, BMO Capital said. Outperform rating and new $55 price target.

BlackRock (BLK) price target was raised at Citigroup to $285. The company remains on message with regard to positioning, organic growth, margins and capital returns, Citi said.

Charles River Laboratories (CRL) price target was raised at Jefferies to $57. Company is a relative value with an improving outlook in a CRO sector with very high investor enthusiasm, Jefferies said. Buy rating.

Cisco Systems (CSCO) price target boosted at BMO Capital to $29. Expect strong earnings and guidance from the company on Aug. 14, BMO Capital said. Outperform rating.

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