This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
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
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Analysts' Actions: BDX FI INTU T VZ

Stocks in this article: BDX FI INTU T VZ


Becton Dickinson (BDX) was upgraded at Piper Jaffray to overweight from neutral. $117 price target. Microbiology market should drive earnings growth, Piper Jaffray said.

Biomarin (BMRN) was downgraded at Stifel Nicolaus to hold from buy. Valuation call, as the stock is largely pricing in potential near-term catalysts, Stifel Nicolaus said.

Caterpillar (CAT) was downgraded at Robert Baird to neutral from outperform. Company is facing mining headwinds and lower construction growth, Robert Baird said.

Frank's International (FI) was initiated with a buy rating and $33 price target at UBS. The company has industry leading margins, exposure to attractive offshore markets and balance sheet strength, UBS said.

HCA (HCA) was upgraded at Mizuho to buy from neutral. $51 price target. Company should benefit from health care reform, Mizuho said.

Intuit (INTU) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to underweight. $62 price target. Tax business growth is slowing, Morgan Stanley said.

International Rectifier (IRF) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Interpublic Group (IPG) was upgraded to hold from underperform at Jefferies. $17.20 price target. Big steps forward but valuation remains rich, Jefferies said.

ServiceNow (NOW) was upgraded at Morgan Stanley to overweight. $62 price target. Total addressable market is higher than previous thought, Morgan Stanley said.

Nucor (NUE) was initiated with an outperform rating at BMO Capital. $54 price target. Company should see an improved product mix and lower costs, BMO Capital said.

Oil States (OIS) was upgraded at BMO Capital to market perform. $110 price target. Company is sold a noncore asset, and the sector is seeing better momentum, BMO Capital said.

Elizabeth Arden (RDEN) was downgraded at B. Riley to neutral from buy. Valuation call, as the stock is approaching the $40 price target, B. Riley said.

Shutterfly (SFLY) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Synchronoss (SNCR) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from sell. $37 price target. Estimates also upped, given higher expected growth at Verizon (VZ), Goldman said.

AT&T (T) was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. $38 price target. Stock is attractively valued, on a relative basis, Credit Suisse said.

1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

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 17,804.80 +26.65 0.15%
S&P 500 2,070.65 +9.42 0.46%
NASDAQ 4,765.38 +16.9840 0.36%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • 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