One day after Mattel (MAT) - Get Report got a new CEO, it also got a new and improved rating from Merrill Lynch. This morning, the firm upgraded Mattel's medium-term rating to accumulate from neutral and its long-term rating to buy from accumulate.
: price target UP to 50 from 40 at
: UP to attractive from neutral at
; price target: 27.
: price target UP to 50 from 47 at
Credit Suisse First Boston
: intermediate-term rating UP to accumulate from neutral at Merrill Lynch.
: long-term rating UP to buy from attractive at Merrill Lynch; price target: 49.
: price target UP to 125 from 120 at
Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette
: price target UP to 29 from 23 at Prudential.
American Eagle Outfitters
: price target DOWN to 35 from 44 at
: DOWN to neutral from accumulate at
, and to outperform from strong buy at
Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
: DOWN to sell from hold at Credit Suisse First Boston.
: DOWN to neutral from buy at
Salomon Smith Barney
: DOWN to outperform from strong buy at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.
: DOWN to outperform from strong buy at Morgan Stanley.
: price target DOWN to 14 from 16 at Prudential.
: NEW buy at Lehman Brothers; price target: 42.
upgraded two regional airlines and initiated coverage on another: