Stock Comments / EPS Changes
Albemarle (ALB) estimates were lifted at Jefferies. Numbers were increased into 2014. Driven by Catalysts and Fine Chemistry segment with opportunity to flex the balance sheet, Jefferies said. Buy rating.
Ingersoll-Rand (IR) estimates and price target were lifted at UBS. Company should benefit from multiyear nonresidential construction recovery, UBS said. $74 price target and buy rating.
Baker Hughes (BHI)
estimates, price target were raised at Jefferies. BHI boosted its estimates into 2014, Jefferies said. Progress in international expansion, Jefferies also said. $65 price target and buy rating.
Baker Hughes numbers were boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $64. Company is seeing better domestic margins, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.
estimates were lowered at Jefferies. Headwinds in aerospace composites, mining chemicals and phosphine, Jefferies said. $82 price target and hold rating
Goodrich Petroleum (GDP)
numbers were cut at Canaccord Genuity. Shares are now seen reaching $30. Estimates were also reduced, given the dilution from the recent equity offering, Canaccord Genuity said. Buy rating.
Honeywell International (HON)
estimates, price target were increased at UBS. Estimates were raised across the board. Balanced portfolio expected to drive accelerating growth, with stable U.S. and Europe and improving trends in China, UBS said. $85 price target and neutral rating.
estimates, price target were increased at Benchmark. Estimates were raised through 2014, Benchmark said. Expect the company to exceed earnings expectations this week, Benchmark said. Hold rating and new $29.45 price target.
Las Vegas Sands (LVS)
numbers were raised at Sterne Agee. Shares are now seen reaching $81. Company should continue to post solid growth in Macau and Singapore, Sterne Agee said.
estimates, price target were lowered at Credit Suisse. Shares now seen reaching $42. Estimates were also cut, given reduced average home sale prices, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.
estimates, price target were raised at Jefferies. Schlumberger boosted its numbers into 2014, Jefferies said. The company should benefit from its exposure to key emerging markets, Jefferies also said. $110 price target and buy rating.
Schlumberger estimates, price target were increased at Credit Suisse. Estimates were boosted through 2014. Company has a lot of operating momentum, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating and new $105 price target.
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