This morning, Kmart's (KM) second-quarter earnings estimates were slashed to 23 cents from 26 cents at Merrill Lynch; its fiscal 2000 earnings estimates were lowered to $1.19 a share from $1.20 and its fiscal 2001 earnings estimates were cut to $1.40 from $1.43.
: UP to outperform from hold at
: fiscal 2000 EPS UP to $1.36 from $1.38 a share at
: second-quarter EPS DOWN to $1.04 a share from $1.14 at
: DOWN to market performer from buy at
Banc of America
: DOWN to buy from strong buy at
Credit Suisse First Boston
: NEW intermediates accumulate, long-term buy rating.
: NEW buy at
; price target of 32.
Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown
initiated coverage of eight staffing companies:
- AHL Services (AHLS) as a buy; price target: 15.
Charles River Associates (CRAI) - Get Report as a buy; price target: 30.
Corporate Executive Board (EXBD) as a strong buy; price target: 70.
Interim Services (IS) as a strong buy; price target: 30.
Manpower (MAN) - Get Report as a strong buy; price target: 42.
NCO Group (NCOG) as a strong buy; price target: 60.
On Assignment (ASGN) - Get Report as a market perform; price target: 28.
Robert Half (RHI) - Get Report as a strong buy; price target: 75.
UBS Warburg upgraded three oil and gas companies:
- Louis Dreyfus (LD) - Get Report: UP to buy from hold at
Newfield (NFX) : UP to buy from hold at UBS Warburg.
Forest Oil (FST) : UP to buy from hold.
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