This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Analysts' Actions: ANF DKS GES P SPLS

Stock quotes in this article: ANF, DKS, GES, P, SPLS

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) was downgraded at Robert Baird to neutral from outperform. $42 price target. Have lower confidence in the company's ability for sales and margin improvement, Robert Baird said.

Anworth Mortgage (ANH) was downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.

Centurylink (CTL) was upgraded at Nomura to neutral from reduce. $33 price target. Shares are pricing in slower growth, though the company still generates steady cash flow, Nomura said.

Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) was downgraded at Oppenheimer to perform from outperform. $44 price target. Recent sales weakness could persist, Oppenheimer said.

FMC Technologies (FTI) was upgraded to buy at Societe Generale. $65 price target. Project slippage fears are likely overdone, Societe Generale said.

Guess (GES) was downgraded at Piper Jaffray to neutral from overweight. $31 price target. Choppy U.S. retail environment will likely defer a business turnaround, Piper Jaffray said.

Pandora (P) was downgraded at Stifel Nicolaus to hold from buy. Investment story has shifted back to a focus on margins, Stifel Nicolaus said.

Staples (SPLS) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to neutral from outperform. Company could face continued margin pressure, Credit Suisse said. $15 price target.

SunEdison (SUNE) was upgraded at Needham to buy from hold. $11 price target. Company could carve out its chip business to unlock value, Needham said.

VMWare (VMW) was upgraded at Jefferies to buy from hold. $105 price target. Believe the company can sustain a re-acceleration of growth, Jefferies said.

W&T Offshore (WTI) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Autodesk (ADSK) estimates, price target cut at Canaccord Genuity. Shares are now seen reaching $35. Estimates were also reduced, given the company's new guidance, Canaccord said.

L Brands (LTD) numbers were boosted at BMO Capital Markets. Shares are now seen reaching $52. Estimates were also increased, given the company's new guidance, BMO Capital Markets said. Market Perform rating.

Marvell (MRVL) estimates, price target were increased at Benchmark through 2015. Company has strong earnings momentum, Benchmark said. Hold rating and new $12 price target.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,042.90 -28.32 -0.17%
S&P 500 1,972.29 -5.51 -0.28%
NASDAQ 4,493.39 -12.4620 -0.28%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs