Western Gas Partners (WES) was upgraded at UBS to buy from neutral. Significant optionality for continued high growth, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $72.
Stock Comments / EPS Changes
Apple (AAPL) estimates, price target were increased at Canaccord Genuity. Estimates were raised through 2015. Company should see higher iPad and iPhone sales, Canaccord said. Buy rating. New 12-month price target is $600.
AutoZone (AZO) price target was raised at UBS. Beneficiary of cold weather conditions and recent inventory investments should pay off in near future, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $545. Neutral rating.3D Systems (DDD) numbers were increased at Credit Suisse. Twelve-month price target is $79. Company is seeing better consumer, metals and materials demand, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating. (KBR) estimates, price target were cut at Keybanc. Twelve-month price target is $37. Estimates were also reduced, given the company's new guidance, Keybanc said. Buy rating. KBR price target, EPS estimates were cut at Jefferies. Fourth-quarter results are lower than expectations and there is potential risk in award activity in LNG, said Jefferies. Medivation (MDVN) price target, EPS estimates were cut at UBS. Driven by disappointing Xtandi guidance, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is $85. Buy rating. Perrigo (PRGO) price target was raised at UBS. Driven by synergy from Elan deal and JAI and D5 deals, UBS said. Twelve-month price target is now $190. Buy rating. Qualcomm (QCOM) 12-month price target was raised at JMP Securities to $85. Checks were positive at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, JMP Securities said. Outperform rating. Tesla (TSLA) estimates, price target were boosted at J.P. Morgan. Twelve-month price target is now $164. Estimates were also increased, as Gigafactory should help cut battery costs, J.P. Morgan said. Neutral rating. Union Pacific (UNP) numbers were increased at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch through 2015. Company is gaining market share and seeing better coal results, BofA/Merrill said. Buy rating and new 12-month price target is $202.
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