was upgraded by one analyst this morning, and had its estimates raised by another, after the company reported fiscal fourth quarter earnings of 15 cents per share yesterday.
upgraded the company to a buy from accumulate, and
raised price target to $35 from $30. The 14-broker
First Call/Thomson Financial
consensus was for earnings of 12 cents per share.
W. R. Hambrecht
raised 2000 estimates to a loss of 28 cents a share from a loss of 32 cents a share, and for 2001, to a 4 cent loss from a 15-cent loss per share.
: UP to hold from sell at
Credit Suisse First Boston
Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette
raised its 2001 earnings estimate to $1.02 a share from 98 cents per share, and 2002 estimate to $1.17 a share from $1.13 a share.
: Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette raised its 2001 earnings estimate to $2.40 a share from $2.37 a share.
: UP to strong buy from buy at
Archer Daniels Midland
: UP to buy from hold at Credit Suisse First Boston.
Black & Decker
: DOWN to market perform from strong buy at
America Online Latin America
: NEW buy at Credit Suisse First Boston; price target: $17.
: NEW buy at Credit Suisse First Boston; price target: $67.
: NEW buy at Credit Suisse First Boston.
: NEW buy at
Chase Hambrecht & Quist
: NEW buy at Merrill Lynch.
: NEW buy at
; price target: $120.
Credit Suisse First Boston initiated coverage on several bank holding and financial companies:
Golden West Financial
Golden State Bancorp
Charter One Financial