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earnings-per-share estimates for the next two years to reflect lower sales and margins, according to news service



The firm trimmed Dell's 2001 EPS outlook to 87 cents from 92 cents and its 2002 EPS view to 90 cents from $1.05.

Reuters also said Bear Stearns expects outer PC-related companies to guide down estimates during earnings season.

Goldman Sachs

did some rejiggering on its recommended list, returning

Spieker Properties

( SPK) to it and removing

Developers Diversified Realty


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W.P. Stewart

( WPL) was started at Goldman with a recommended list rating. Its EPS was set at $1.95 for 2001 and $2.35 for 2002.




: 2000 EPS view UP to $1.05 from 92 cents at

ABN Amro

; and 2001 EPS view UP to $1.32 from $1.19.



: UP to strong buy from buy at

Robertson Stephens


UTI Energy

(UTI) - Get Universal Technical Institute, Inc. Report

: 2001 EPS view UP to $1.10 from $1 at

Merrill Lynch

and its 12-month price target UP to $46.25 from $30.



( CNF): DOWN to long-term attractive from buy at Robbie Stephens.

Bausch & Lomb

( BOL): 2000 EPS view DOWN to $2.54 from $2.59 at Goldman; and 2001 EPS view DOWN to $2.35 from $2.70.

CNF Transportation

( CNF): DOWN to market perform from outperform at Goldman.


( CK): 2000 EPS view DOWN to 89 cents from 91 cents at ABN Amro; and 2001 EPS view to 85 cents from $1.07.

Fairchild Semiconductor


: 2000 EPS view DOWN to $2.73 from $2.86 at

Credit Suisse First Boston

; and 2001 EPS view DOWN to $2.05 from $2.90.


(F) - Get Ford Motor Company Report

: 2001 EPS view DOWN to $2 from $2.70 at Goldman.

General Motors

(GM) - Get General Motors Company Report

: 2001 EPS view DOWN to $2.50 from $5 at Goldman.

Hispanic Broadcasting


: DOWN to outperform and price target cut to $34 at

Salomon Smith Barney


Starwood Hotels & Resorts


: DOWN to buy from strong buy at CSFB.



: fourth-quarter EPS DOWN to 50 cents from 65 cents at Goldman; and 2001 EPS DOWN to $3 from $3.30.


( VERT): DOWN to hold from accumulate at

Prudential Securities

and 12-month price target DOWN to $7 from $20.


American Electric Power

(AEP) - Get American Electric Power Company, Inc. Report

: NEW buy at CSFB; 12-month price target: $50.


(PLD) - Get Prologis, Inc. Report

: NEW outperform at Solly.

Group Moves

Goldman said it expected such beverage companies as


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(BUD) - Get Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV Report

to meet fourth-quarter EPS estimates.

Goldman lowered ratings on two trucking companies to market performers from market outperformers: