Pfizer, HP: Dow Midday Movers - TheStreet



) -- U.S. stocks were rising midday Friday as the eurozone

got a boost to its rescue fund



Dow Jones Industrial Average

rose 50.74 points to 13,196.56. Leading the Dow higher were


(PFE) - Get Report



(HPQ) - Get Report


Shares of Pfizer rose 1.47% to $22.75.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Pfizer an A- grade with a buy rating and a


price target.

HP shares gained 1.57% to $23.88. The technology company gets a

C+ grade

and hold rating from

TheStreet Ratings


The biggest decliner in the index midday Friday was

Bank of America

(BAC) - Get Report

. Shares dropped 7 cents, or 0.73%, to $9.46.


Deutsche Bank

analyst raised his price target on Bank of America to $9 from $7.50 ahead of the bank's first-quarter earnings on April 19.

TheStreet Ratings

gives Bank of America a

C- grade

and a hold rating.

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