Aeropostale: Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades

Aeropostale is downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo.
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Autodesk

(ADSK) - Get Report

downgraded at Jefferies from Buy to Hold. $31 price target. Channel checks suggest that business is slowing outside of North America.

American Eagle

(AEO) - Get Report

downgraded at Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform. Company is seeing lower sales.

Aeropostale

(ARO)

downgraded at Wells Fargo from Outperform to Market Perform. Valuation call.

Career Education

(CECO) - Get Report

downgraded at BMO Capital Markets from Outperform to Market Perform. $35 target. Turnaround story appears to have played itself out.

Donaldson

(DCI) - Get Report

upgraded at BMO Capital Markets from Market Perform to Outperform. $58 price target. Estimates also boosted, because of better industrial end-market demand.

Devry

(DV)

downgraded at BMO Capital Markets from Outperform to Market Perform. $55 price target. Regulatory concerns are mounting in the industry.

Genzyme

(GENZ)

downgraded at Piper Jaffray from Overweight to Neutral. Valuation call, based on a $74 price target.

Hyatt Hotels

(H) - Get Report

upgraded at FBR Capital Markets to Market Perform from Underperform. $38 price target. Company had a strong quarter and now appears fairly valued.

Hewitt Associates

(HEW)

downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral. Expect the AOC purchase to go through as planned.

Health Net

(HNT)

upgraded at BMO Capital Markets to Outperform. $30 price target. Conditions are improving for the company and the broader industry.

Idacorp

(IDA) - Get Report

downgraded at RBC Capital Markets from Sector Perform to Underperform. Valuation call.

GT Solar

(SOLR)

upgraded at UBS from Neutral to Buy. $11 price target. Estimates also boosted, as the company should prosper in the LED business.

Viacom

(VIA.B)

downgraded at Janney Montgomery to Neutral. Valuation call, based on a $39 price target.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Abercrombie & Fitch

(ANF) - Get Report

estimates increased through 2011 at Keybanc. Company is seeing higher sales, aided by promotions. Buy rating and $52 price target.

Church & Dwight

(CHD) - Get Report

estimates cut through 2012 at Morgan Stanley. Company is seeing lower organic sales growth and earnings quality is declining. Equal-weight rating.

Cigna

(CI) - Get Report

estimates raised at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Company is realizing higher margins. Equal-weight rating.

DirecTV

(DTV)

estimates, target boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares now seen reaching $44. Company continues to grow in the U.S. and Latin America. Overweight rating.

EOG Resources

(EOG) - Get Report

estimates lowered through 2012 at Morgan Stanley. Company is seeing lower U.S. liquids volume and is facing higher tax rates. Equal-weight rating.

Foster Wheeler

estimates cut at Jefferies through 2011. Company is seeing lower Power Group results. Buy rating and $38 price target.

Gerdau Ameristeel

(GNA)

estimates increased at UBS through 2011. Company is cutting costs and seeing lower taxes. Neutral rating and $11 price target.

Hansen Natural

(HANS)

estimates boosted through 2011 at UBS. Company continues to grow overseas and introduce new products. Buy rating and new $52 price target.

Jabil

(JBL) - Get Report

estimates reduced through 2011 at UBS. Company could be hurt by macro issues. Buy rating and $21 price target.

Kraft Foods

(KFT)

numbers boosted at UBS. Shares now seen reaching $35. Estimates also upped, as the company is reinvesting profits in future growth. Buy rating.

Microchip Technology

(MCHP) - Get Report

numbers boosted at UBS. Shares now seen reaching $34.50. Estimates also upped, as the company is seeing a more favorable sales mix. Buy rating.

Mohawk Industries

(MHK) - Get Report

estimates raised through 2011 at UBS. Company is boosting profits because of restructuring and lower debt costs. Buy rating and $80 price target.

Monsanto

(MON)

target boosted at Jefferies. Shares now seen reaching $60. Corn prices are up and the company could have a more positive tone at its investor day. Hold rating.

NYSE Euronext

(NYX)

numbers boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares now seen reaching $36. Estimates also upped, as European rate derivative and self-clearing businesses can drive growth. Equal-weight rating.

MetroPCS

(PCS)

estimates increased through 2011 at UBS. Company is seeing a lower churn rate. Buy rating and $11 price target.

Perkin Elmer

(PKI) - Get Report

estimates upped through 2011 at UBS. Company posted solid organic growth and is expanding its margins. Buy rating and $27 price target.

PPL

(PPL) - Get Report

estimates reduced through 2012 at Morgan Stanley. Company cut guidance, because of acquisition-related dilution. Overweight rating and $29 price target.

Transocean

(RIG) - Get Report

target upped at Morgan Stanley to $80 a share. Company likely has little legal exposure to the Gulf spill. Overweight rating.

Teradata

(TDC) - Get Report

estimates lowered at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Company is facing a higher tax rate and isn't buying back stock. Equal-weight rating.

Time Warner Cable

(TWC)

target raised at UBS to $64. Company is realizing higher sales per user. Buy rating.

Validus

(VR)

estimates, target raised at UBS to $33. Estimates also increased, given the company's strong earnings momentum. Buy rating.

Windstream

(WIN) - Get Report

target raised at UBS to $11. Company is realizing higher margins, despite lower sales. Neutral rating.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.