NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Underperform from Neutral on valuation. Price target improved to $23 from $18.
Abercrombie & Fitch
upgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral from Underperform as international expansion is key growth driver. Price target boosted to $50 from $37.
BJ's Wholesale Club
upgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Underperform. Pressure from Wal-mart not intensifying and food inflation could help. Price target surged to $40 from $31. 2011 and 2012 EPS estimates improved to $2.66 and $2.87, respectively.
downgraded at Jefferies from Buy to Hold. Valuation call, based on a $65 price target.
upgraded at UBS from Neutral to Buy. Company should benefit from an improving truck demand outlook.
downgraded at Morgan Stanley to Underweight from Equal-weight. $38.50 price target. Stock is already pricing in a positive rate deal and asset sales.
target raised at Citigroup. Shares of DISH now seen reaching $24. Company will likely use debt to pay TIVO. Buy rating.
upgraded at UBS from Neutral to Buy. Tivo lawsuit is weighing on earnings, but competitive pressures are waning. $26 price target.
upgraded at Goldman to Buy. Stock was also added to the Conviction List, as the company should see a sales recovery is 2010. Estimates and price target also raised to $37.
downgraded at Soleil from Hold to Sell. $11 price target. February Las Vegas data was disappointing.
downgraded at UBSfrom Buy to Neutral. Valuation call, based on a $48 price target.
downgraded at Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform. Margins are near peak levels, which could limit further upside potential.
upgraded at Oppenheimer from Perform to Outperform. $40 price target. Aggressive structural shifts will help the company which is already benefiting from a cyclical recovery.
Stock Comments / EPS Changes
estimates cut at Goldman. ACN estimates were reduced through 2012. Company is seeing lower interest income and share buybacks. Buy rating and $50 price target.
estimate raised at Barclays. ACN 2011 EPS estimate improved to $3.02, 2010 held at $2.63. Analysts expect ACN to return to normalized growth. Reiterate Equal Weight rating and $43 price target.
cut from Top Picks List at FBR. Valuation call, as TLB appears to have more near-term upside potential.
price target raised at Barclays to $33 from $27 as sales stay strong. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates set at $2.73 and $2.50, respectively. Maintain Underweight rating.
estimates increased at UBS through 2011. Company is seeing higher earnings both in upstream and downstream operations. Buy rating and $92 price target.
estimates cut at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Company will be hurt by poor panel vote for Daxas. Overweight rating and $33 price target.
estimates, target boosted at Goldman. Shares of GPS now seen reaching $20. Estimates also increased, because of stronger sales at Old Navy. Sell rating.
estimates reduced at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Company is seeing lower refining and marketing earnings. Underweight rating and $34 price target.
estimates lowered at Barclays. MRO 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates cut to $2.70 and $3.60, respectively. Maintain $34 price target and Equal Weight rating.
target raised, estimates changed at Barclays. NAV price target increased to $46 from $42 on stronger guidance. 2010 EPS estimate lifted to $2.50, 2011 lowered to $5. Reiterate Equal weight rating.
estimates lowered at Goldman through 2012. Company is seeing lower award bookings. Neutral rating and $30 price target.
cut from Conviction Buy List at Goldman. Expect the company to see relatively slower sales and decelerating earnings growth. $50 price target.
price target boosted at Barclays to $41 from $37 as it should benefit from the 2-3 year tightness in the iron ore market. Vale is top pick in the group. Maintain Overweight rating.
estimates upped at Goldman through 2012. Company will benefit from the ROCK acquisition. Neutral rating and $14 price target.
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