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Advanced Auto Parts
price target cut at Citi to $65 from $70. 1Q below street, consumers increasingly price sensitive, Citigroup said. Maintain Hold rating.
added to Top Picks Live at Citi. Buybacks likely and strong financial flexibility, Citigroup said. Maintain Buy rating and $29 price target.
estimates lowered at Morgan Stanley. COST estimates were cut through 2013, Morgan Stanley said. Company is facing higher LIFO charges. Overweight rating and $90 price target.
Johnson & Johnson
numbers raised at UBS. Shares of JNJ now seen reaching $75, according to UBS. Estimates also increased, as the company can generate better organic growth in the coming quarters. Buy rating.
estimates upped at Morgan Stanley through 2013. Business trends are improving. Equal-weight rating.
PSS World Medical
numbers increased at Goldman. PSSI estimates were raised through 2014. Higher revenue is driving margin growth. Neutral rating and new $28 price target.
Polo Ralph Lauren
price target cut at Citi to $140 from $148. Fundamentals remain intact despite 4Q miss and new guidance, Citigroup said. Maintain Buy rating.
estimates cut at UBS through 2012. Company is realizing lower production but has closed its funding gap. Neutral rating and $11.50 price target.
estimates, target boosted at Goldman. Shares of SMTC now seen reaching $28, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also upped, to match the company's new guidance. Neutral rating.
numbers raised at Goldman. Shares of TOL now seen reaching $20, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also increased, given better sentiment for the high-end of the housing market. Neutral rating.
cut from Conviction List at Goldman Sachs. Valuation call, as the stock is up 34% over the past year. $48 price target.
price target boosted at Citi to $72 from $67. Specifar accretion substantially underestimated, Citigroup said. Maintain Buy rating.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.