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rated new Outperform at Credit Suisse. $16 price target. Company can continue to expand around the globe.
downgraded at Piper from Overweight to Neutral, Piper Jaffray said. $86 price target. Company lacks near-term catalysts.
downgraded at Needham from Buy to Hold, Needham said. Recent field checks suggest that sales could slow down in the coming quarters.
rated new Buy at Citigroup. $10 price target. Strong EPS growth driven by a balance of factors.
rated new Hold at Dahlman. Two major LNG projects add risk to the thesis.
downgraded at MKM from Buy to Neutral, MKM Partners said. Valuation call, as the sector has already made a big run.
rated new Neutral at Credit Suisse. $16 price target. Company has struggled with its digital transition.
upgraded at Standpoint from Hold to Buy, Standpoint said. $130 price target. Company is cutting costs and annual earnings can approach $10 a share.
rated new Neutral at Goldman. $36 price target. Company has limited earnings upside potential.
downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Expect slower industry RevPAR growth.
downgraded at Wells from Outperform to Market Perform, Wells Fargo said. Management will struggle to turn the company around by 2013.
downgraded at MKM from Buy to Neutral, MKM Partners said. See limited upside to near-term earnings expectations.
downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Stock has outperformed the market year-to-date.
downgraded at Oppenheimer to Underperform from Perform, Oppenheimer said. Wireless to eventually consolidate into three players.
rated new Buy at BTIG. $2.25 price target. Company is improving customer retention and margins.
downgraded at Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. $26 price target. Company is leveraged to slower macro growth.
rated new Buy at Dahlman. $100 price target. Company will continue to buy back stock in the coming quarters.
rated new Underperform at Credit Suisse. $3 price target. Company is losing customers, even for new games.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of ADTN now seen reaching $13.25, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on ugly Q3. Underperform rating.
numbers cut at UBS. Shares of DF now seen reaching $15.50, UBS said. Estimates also lowered on heightened dairy input cost pressure. Neutral rating.
target raised at Citigroup to $108, Citigroup said. EBIT improvement target supports above consensus estimates. Buy rating.
numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of IACI now seen reaching $67, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on numerous catalysts. Outperform rating.
target boosted at BofA/Merrill to $57, according to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. Sola should ultimately reach the market for Alzheimer's. Buy rating.
estimates raised at UBS through 2013, UBS said. Improved refining partially offsets weaker European OPO. Neutral rating and $49 price target.
estimates, target raised at KBW. Shares of PGR now seen reaching $21, according to Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Estimates also increased, given higher realized premium growth. Market Perform rating.
numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of UHS now seen reaching $53, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the Ascend deal should add to earnings. Outperform rating.
numbers raised at UBS. Shares of YUM now seen reaching $84, UBS said. Estimates also increased on higher unit growth in China. Buy rating.
YUM! Brands numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of YUM now seen reaching $70, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on solid EPS beat. Hold rating.
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