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initiated at Cowen with an Outperform rating.
downgraded at Goldman to Neutral from Buy on concerns with near-term organic growth prospects. Price target cut to $105 from $120.
downgraded at Goldman to Neutral from Buy on valuation.
reinstated at Goldman with a Buy rating and $24 price target. Expect Van Kampen acquisition to drive operating margin upside.
The Williams Company
upgraded at Goldman to Conviction List Buy from Buy. WMB provides superior growth & income, Goldman Sachs said. Price target set at $28.
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price target reduced at Citi to $175 from $180 to reflect euro weakness. Reiterate Buy rating.
price target lower at Credit Suisse to $5 from $5.75 on weak housing data. Maintain Neutral rating.
price target increased at Citi to $140 from $125 on new capacity and better pricing in back half of 2010. Maintain Hold rating.
estimates trimmed at Credit Suisse through 2012 on further weakening in demand. Reiterate Underperform rating and $2 price target.
price target lifted at Citi to $23 from $21 on better-than-expected 1Q10 results. Maintain Hold rating.
( LNCR) price target lowered at Barclays. LNCR price target cut to $34 from $50 to adjust for the company's 3-for-2 stock split. Reiterate Equal Weight rating.
The J.M. Smucker Company
price target higher at Barclays, to $65 from $62 on solid 4Q10 results. Maintain Equal Weight rating.
SMART Modular Technologies
( SMOD) price target raised at Citi to $9 from $8.35 on strong sales outlook from Brazil. Maintain Hold rating.
T Rowe Price
numbers lower at Citi. TROW price target cut to $57 from $60 on reduced EPS guidance. Estimates lowered through 2011. Reiterate Buy rating.
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