This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Analysts' Actions: Clovis, Lululemon, Microsoft, Twitter, Whole Foods


Clovis (CLVS) was upgraded at Stifel Nicolaus to buy from hold. Twelve-month price target is $50. Valuation call, as the stock is down 60% from its highs, Stifel Nicolaus said.

Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP) was initiated at Jefferies with a buy rating. Compelling exposure to rising Northern White frac sand demand. Twelve-month price target is $59. Buy rating.

Life Time Fitness (LTM) was downgraded at Piper Jaffray to neutral from overweight. Twelve-month price target is $54. Studio competition a significant headwind and current valuation accurately reflects long-term opportunity, Piper Jaffray said.

Lululemon (LULU) was upgraded at Sterne Agee to neutral from underperform. Valuation call, following the recent pullback, Sterne Agee said. The company's store expansion plan remains intact, Sterne Agee said.

Microsoft (MSFT - Get Report) was upgraded at FBR Capital to outperform from market perform. Twelve-month price target is $49. Company can continue to expand its cloud offerings and grow under the new CEO, FBR Capital said.

Bankrate (RATE) was upgraded at RBC Capital to outperform from sector perform. Twelve-month price target is $21. Valuation call, as the stock is down 30% from recent highs, RBC Capital said.

Twitter (TWTR - Get Report) was initiated with an outperform rating at Pacific Crest. Twelve-month price target is $45. Revenue catalysts are kicking in, Pacific Crest said.

Vector (VGR) was initiated with an overweight rating at Oppenheimer. Twelve-month price target is $25. The firm recently increased its stake in realty company Douglas Elliman, and the stock has 23% potential upside, Oppenheimer said.

Verint (VRNT) was upgraded at Credit Suisse to outperform from neutral. Twelve-month price target is $57. Company should continue to exceed guidance in the coming quarters, Credit Suisse said.

Whole Foods (WFM) was initiated with an outperform rating at Imperial Capital. Twelve-month price target is $48. Stock is down 40% from its recent highs, Imperial Capital said.

Whirlpool (WHR) was initiated with a buy rating at Sterne Agee. Twelve-month price target is $170. Replacement and discretionary demand should increase over the next two years, Sterne Agee said.

Editor's note: To see analysts' stock comments and changes to price targets and earnings estimates, go to "Street Notes" which is available only to Real Money subscribers. To find out how to become a subscriber, please click here.

Follow TheStreet on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.

>>Read More: Two New Summer Toys All Urban Millennials Should Crave

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
MSFT $50.61 1.50%
TWTR $14.40 -1.50%
AAPL $93.66 -0.09%
FB $118.58 0.85%
GOOG $698.30 0.76%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,891.16 +117.52 0.66%
S&P 500 2,081.43 +16.13 0.78%
NASDAQ 4,817.5940 +42.2360 0.88%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs