Wisdomtree (WETF) was downgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to neutral. Organic growth could begin to slow, and the company is working through its net-loss carryforward, BofA/Merrill said. $14 price target.
Zimmer (ZMH) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from neutral. $100 price target. Company should benefit from accelerating knee market sales, Credit Suisse said.
Stock Comments / EPS Changes
Celanese (CE) estimates, price target were raised at Jefferies. Figures were lifted into 2014, Jefferies said. Focus on FCF generation. $72 price target and buy rating.Halliburton (HAL) numbers were lowered at UBS. The company decreased its estimates. Pricing pressure on contact renewals could negatively impact margins, UBS said. $60 price target and buy rating. Illumina (ILMN) estimates, price target were increased at Credit Suisse. Estimates were boosted through 2015. Company raised its guidance. Outperform rating and new $95 price target. ManpowerGroup (MAN) numbers, price target were raised at Jefferies. Improving EU and successful cost cutting intiatives drove EPS, Jefferies said. $89 price target and buy rating. Marriott (MAR) was added to the Focus List at Credit Suisse. $50 price target. Company is a market leader and has a compelling total return profile, Credit Suisse said. McDonald's (MCD) estimates, price target were cut at BMO Capital. Shares are now seen reaching $105. Company is seeing lower sales, BMO Capital said. Market Perform rating. Netflix (NFLX) numbers were raised at J.P. Morgan. Shares are now seen reaching $460. Estimates were also increased on strong execution across the board, J.P. Morgan said. Overweight rating. Netflix estimates, price target were increased at BMO Capital Markets. Estimates were raised through 2014. Company is seeing higher subscriber growth, BMO Capital Markets said. Market perform rating and new $370 price target. SAP (SAP) estimates, price target were boosted at Jefferies. The company lifted its numbers across the board, Jefferies said. Growth initiatives, including Cloud and HANA, performed well, Jefferies said. $80 price target and hold rating Theravance (THRX) was added to the US 1 List at BofA/Merrill. Upcoming spin out should unlock value, BofA/Merrill said. VMWare (VMW) estimates, target were boosted at BMO Capital. Shares are now seen reaching $94, according to BMO Capital Markets. Estimates were also increased, as the company is seeing strong demand, despite the government shutdown, BMO Capital Markets said. Market Perform rating. Whole Foods (WFM) numbers were raised at Sterne Agee. Shares are now seen reaching $71. Estimates were also increased, as checks suggest higher comp sales potential, Sterne Agee said. Buy rating. Zions Bancorporation (ZION) estimates were lifted at UBS. Core expenses were down. $31 price target and neutral rating, UBS said. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow TheStreet on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.
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