J.P. Morgan initiated coverage of AMB Property (AMB) with a buy rating.

J.P. Morgan initiated coverage of

CenterPoint Properties Trust

(CNT)

with a market perform rating.

Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown

started

Chiron

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at a buy and set a price target of 74.

Alex. Brown raised

Coca-Cola

(KO) - Get Report

to strong buy from market perform.

Alex. Brown started

Federated

(FD)

at buy and set a target of 45.

J.P. Morgan initiated coverage of

First Industrial Realty Trust

(FR) - Get Report

with a long-term buy rating.

Alex. Brown started

J.C. Penney

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and

Nordstrom

(JWN) - Get Report

at market perform.

Lehman Brothers

named

Noble Affiliates

(NBL) - Get Report

and

Union Pacific Resources

(UPR)

as buys.

Alex. Brown started coverage of

Sears

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as a market perform.

Alex. Brown raised

Smurfit-Stone

(SSCC)

to strong buy from buy.