Rockwood (ROC) was downgraded at Deutsche Bank to hold from buy. $70 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 29% year to date, Deutsche Bank said.
Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP) was upgraded at Leerink Swann to outperform from market perform. $80 price target. Outlook is improving for Xifaxan, Leerink Swann said.
South Jersey Industries (SJI) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
Cimarex (XEC) was upgraded at Morgan Stanley to overweight. $105 price target. Permian basin could drive growth for the next several years, Morgan Stanley said.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESComerica (CMA) estimates, price target were lowered at BMO Capital Markets. Estimates were also cut, given lower realized loan growth, said BMO Capital Markets. Market Perform rating. The Cooper Companies (COO) numbers were raised at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $130. Estimates were also increased on another quarter of above-market CVI growth. Hold rating. Ford (F) estimates were raised at Jefferies through 2014. U.S. market remains healthy and company has production flexibility, Jefferies said. Buy rating and $20 price target. Facebook (FB) numbers were raised at Sterne Agee. Shares are now seen reaching $50. Estimates were also increased on conitnued success of mobile, Sterne Agee said. Buy rating. Harley Davidson (HOG) price target was raised at Citigroup to $72. Sales are accelerating, said Citigroup. Las Vegas Sands (LVS) numbers were raised at Citigroup. Earnings estimates were increased given SCL share gains, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $72. Health Management Associates (HMA) estimates were cut at Citigroup. Earnings estimates were reduced based on a sequentially weaker third quarter and acquisition distractions, said Citigroup. Price target is $15. Mattress Firm (MFRM) numbers were reduced at UBS. Earnings estimates were cut given weakness at vendors and tempering sales. Price target is reduced to $40. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow TheStreet on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.
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