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is downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
was initiated with a neutral rating at Credit Suisse. Valuation call, based on a $28 price target.
was initiated with a neutral rating at JPMorgan. $54 price target. Stock is also pricing in solid expected growth.
was initiated with a neutral rating at Goldman Sachs. $24 price target. Company is performing well in a difficult environment.
was initiated with a buy rating at Keybanc. $22 price target. Company has an attractive portfolio, but trades at a discount to its peers.
was upgraded to outperform from perform at Oppenheimer. $125 price target. Positioning for 2012.
2012 Stock Predictions and Outlook
was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $100 price target. Growth/return profiles unlikely to return anytime soon.
was upgraded to overweight at JPMorgan. Industry fundamentals appear to be at a bottom.
was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $17 price target. Many uncertainties from regulatory and macro perspective.
was downgraded to neutral at JPMorgan.
was upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies. $59.50 price target. Recent EPA decision regarding region haze will boost earnings of regulated utility.
was initiated with an outperform rating at Credit Suisse. $49 price target. Stock is attractive, following a 65% decline.
was downgraded at JPMorgan to neutral from overweight. New analyst also has a $31 price target.
was initiated with an equal-weight rating at Evercore. $48 price target. Solid FCF generator with modest growth.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
price target lowered to $9.50 at UBS. Lowering estimates to reflect lower realized pricing, FX, and macro outlook. Neutral rating.
estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of AGCO now seen reaching $47, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the GSI purchase should add to earnings. Neutral rating.
numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of ATU now seen reaching $30, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on slower growth in Europe. Buy rating.
Bed Bath & Beyond
numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of BBBY now seen reaching $72, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on strong November performance. Buy rating.
Bed Bath & Beyond numbers raised at UBS. Shares of BBBY now seen reaching $64, according to UBS. Estimates also incraesed on both sales and margin upside. Neutral rating.
estimates, target lowered at Goldman. Shares of HAS now seen reaching $38, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also cut, following channel checks.
estimates, target raised at UBS. Shares of KBR now seen reaching $48, according to UBS. Estimates also increased as large project wins are not priced into the stock. Buy rating.
estimates, target reduced at Goldman. MAT estimates were cut through 2013, Goldman Sachs said. Company will likely see flat sales this holiday season and is hurt by a stronger dollar.
estimates, target adjusted at UBS. Shares of RHT now seen reaching $50, accoridng to UBS. Estimates increased as revenue impacted by FX. Neutral rating.
Red Hat numbers lowered at Citigroup. Shares of RHT now seen reaching $59, according to Citigroup. Estimates also lowered on FX and Q3 performance. Buy rating.
estimates, target lowered at JMP. Shares of SF now seen reaching $38, JMP Securities said. Estimates also lowered on reduced expectations for investment banking and broker/dealer results. Market Outperform rating.
added to Top Picks List at FBR Capital Markets.. $32 price target. Company is moving inventory with promotions and sales should remain strong into 2012.
estimates, target lowered at UBS. Shares of WAG now seen reaching $40, according to UBS. Estimates also lowered to reflect more realistic SG&A reductions to offset likely sales erosion. Buy rating.
estimates raised at UBS. XLNX estimates raised through 2012, UBS said. Improving gross margins. Maintain $32 price target and Neutral rating.
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