Nike (NKE) was upgraded at Argus to buy from hold. $84 price target. Company is raising prices and should continue to gain market share, Argus said.
(OB) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.
Regal Entertainment (RGC) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.
Public Service (PEG) was upgraded at Deutsche Bank to buy from hold. Valuation call, based on a $37 price target, Deutsche Bank said.Torchmark (TMK) was downgraded at FBR Capital Markets to market perform from outperform. $69 price target. Valuation call, as the company could face continued sales challenges, FBR Capital Markets said. T-Mobile US (TMUS) was upgraded at Oppenheimer to outperform from perform. $32 price target. Expect better churn trajectory and cost savings, Oppenheimer said. Under Armour (UA) was upgraded at J.P. Morgan to neutral from underweight. $77 price target. Top-line prospects have improved, J.P. Morgan said. Valmont (VMI) was downgraded at Stifel Nicolaus to hold from buy. Company may struggle to maintain its growth rate, Stifel Nicolaus said.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESCitigroup (C) estimates, price target were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $65. Estimates were also increased, given continued expected international growth, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating. Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) numbers were increased at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $410. Estimates were also increased as marketing efforts helped maintain momentum through the third quarter, Jefferies said. Hold rating. Dow Chemical (DOW) numbers were boosted at UBS. Shares are now seen reaching $43. Estimates were also increased, given higher expected growth, UBS said. Buy rating. Microsoft (MSFT) estimates, price target were reduced at UBS. Shares are now seen reaching $37. Estimates were also cut, given lower expected margins, UBS said. Buy rating. Nike price target was increased at J.P. Morgan to $80. Remains best in class with top line growth and margin drivers, J.P. Morgan said. Overweight rating. Yum! Brands (YUM) estimates were lowered at Jefferies through 2014. Downside risk remains given competitive intrusion, Jefferies said. Hold rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow TheStreet on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.
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