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downgraded at Deutsche Bank. Rating lowered to Hold from Buy. Price target lowered to $8.50 from $11.00. Maintains 2010 EPS estimates of $0.37.
upgraded at Stifel from Hold to Buy. $13.50 price target. New CEO could help improve the company's prospects.
estimates, target reduced at Goldman. Shares of DF now seen reaching $18. Estimates also lowered, as the company is seeing higher corporate expenses. Neutral rating.
downgraded at Deutsche Bank. Rating lowered to Hold from Buy. Price target lowered to $17 from $26. 2010 EPS estimates lowered to $1.55 from $1.82.
upgraded at Collins Stewart from Hold to Buy. $110 price target. Company has good momentum and can deliver 20%-plus sales growth.
estimates, target reduced at Goldman. EQIX estimates were cut through 2011. Growth spending and currency effects will hurt earnings. Neutral rating and new $97 price target.
upgraded at Goldman from Sell to Neutral. Estimates also raised, to reflect improving flow momentum and better performance fees. New $44 price target.
Illinois Tool Works
upgraded at Merrill/BofA from Underperform to Neutral. $48 price target. Market expectations have come down to match the company's earnings ability.
( PALM) upgraded at Citigroup from Sell to Hold. $10 price target. Valuation call, even though the company still faces fundamental challenges.
rated new Neutral at UBS. RRC was initiated with a Neutral rating. $53 price target. Stock trades a premium, but has attractive growth potential in the Marcellus shale.
downgraded at Deutsche Bank. Rating lowered to Hold from Buy. Price target lowered to $44 from $52. 2010 EPS estimates lowered to $2.20 from $2.42.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
estimates lowered at UBS through 2011. Company is seeing lower investment income and a higher expected loss ratio. Neutral rating and $31.50 price target.
estimates cut at Morgan Stanley. ATVI estimates were reduced through 2011. Company offered lower guidance. Overweight rating.
target raised at Morgan Stanley. BTU target was increased to $50. Company is seeing better seaborne thermal and met coal margins. Overweight rating.
estimates cut at Goldman through 2012. Company is seeing a less favorable ForEx environment. Buy rating and $27 price target.
estimates boosted at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Company is seeing lower interest expenses. Equal-weight rating and $65 price target.
estimates upped at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Company boosted its guidance. Equal-weight rating and $25 price target.
( GSIC) estimates increased at Goldman through 2011. Company guided toward 9% sales growth for the new year. Neutral rating and $24 price target.
numbers raised at Morgan Stanley. Shares of ICE now seen reaching $114. Estimates also boosted, as the company is seeing better volumes and cutting costs. Equal-weight rating.
Level 3 Comm.
estimates lowered at Morgan Stanley. LVLT estimates were cut through 2012. Company likely to see lower margins in the new year. Underweight rating.
numbers increased at Morgan Stanley. Shares of MRVL now seen reaching $21.50. Estimates also boosted, because of strong disk-drive fundamentals. Overweight rating.
estimates, target lowered at Goldman. Shares of PETM now seen reaching $29. Estimates also cut, based on recent channel checks. Buy rating.
estimates reduced at Morgan Stanley through 2011. Increased competition could hurt near-term earnings. Underweight rating and $2.50 price target.
target reduced at Morgan Stanley. Shares of TSO now seen reaching $15. Refining margins continue to disappoint. Equal-weight rating.
( WXS) estimates raised at Goldman through 2012. Company offered upbeat new guidance. Neutral rating and $32 price target.
estimates, target boosted at FBR. Shares of WYN now seen reaching $26. Estimates also raised, because of strength in lodging and vacation rentals. Dividend boost was also a pleasant surprise. Outperform rating.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.