Credit Suisse First Boston
analyst Tim Newington launched coverage of Internet service providers
with buy ratings and
with a strong buy.
Exodus also announced a 2-for-1 stock split this morning.
Merrill raised its near-term rating on
to accumulate from neutral and reiterated its long-term buy rating on the stock.
Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown
initiated coverage of management consulting firm
with a buy rating and a 50 price target.
Warburg Dillon Read
to strong buy from buy.
Warburg also initiated coverage of forestry and wood company
as a hold.
analyst Daniel Ford upgraded
, an energy/utility-based holding company, to buy from hold and set a 12-month price target of 19 on the shares.
price target to 120 from 95.
price target to 200.