Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) was upgraded at BMO Capital to market perform. $58 price target. Company posted higher earnings and has a solid outlook for 2014, BMO Capital said.
Solarwinds (SWI) was upgraded at Needham to buy from hold. $42 price target. Company should be able to achieve reset expectations in the coming quarters, Needham said.
Tremor Video (TRMR) was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. Company is in transition with weak competitive positioning, Jefferies said. $8 price target with estimates decreased.
TW Telecom (TWTC) was upgraded at DA Davidson to buy from neutral. $35 price target. Company has the best growth outlook in the industry and pulled back to an attractive level, DA Davidson said.
Ubiquiti (UBNT) was upgraded at Wedbush to outperform from neutral. $48 price target. Concerns are diminishing in the core business, and the WLAN market is growing, Wedbush said.
Whole Foods (WFM) was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a $57 price target, Goldman Sachs said.
Windstream (WIN) was downgraded at Morgan Stanley to underweight from equal-weight. Dividend no longer appears sustainable, Morgan Stanley said.
Stock Comments / EPS Changes
Foster Wheeler (FWLT) estimates, price target were lifted at UBS. Backlog growth and stronger-than-expected EBITDA margins, UBS said. $33 price target and buy rating.
The Gap (GPS) estimates, price target were boosted at Jefferies. SSS and earnings momentum, Jefferies said. $51 price target and buy rating.
Hasbro (HAS) numbers were raised at Piper Jaffray. Shares are now seen reaching $60. Estimates were also increased following Star Wars Episode VII announcement, Piper Jaffray said. Overweight rating.
International Game Technology (IGT) numbers were cut at Sterne Agee. Shares are now seen reaching $21.50. Estimates were also lowered on disappointing fourth-quarter 2013 results and guidance, Sterne Agee said. Buy rating.
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NSM) price target, estimates were lowered at Jefferies. Lower margins on origination, and the company is selling its wholesale lending platform, Jefferies said. $53 price target and buy rating.
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