eBay: Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades

eBay estimate, target increased at Goldman.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Alcoa

(AA) - Get Report

downgraded at UBS from Buy to Neutral. $16 price target. Estimates also lowered, because of new cost expectations.

A123 Systems

(AONE)

upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $17 price target. Recent customer announcement should drive meaningful sales and China may soon introduce incentives.

Ameristar Casino

(ASCA)

downgraded at JP Morgan. Rating lowered to Neutral from Overweight. Maintains $19 price target. 2010 EPS estimates lowered to $0.89 from $0.93.

Commerce Bancshares

(CBSH) - Get Report

downgraded at UBS from Buy to Neutral. $41 price target. Estimates also cut, because of lower net interest margin expectations.

ConocoPhillips

(COP) - Get Report

upgraded at Oppenheimer from Perform to Outperform. $70 price target. Company is on track to reach asset sale target with its Syncrude deal.

>> Who Owns COP?: Warren Buffett

DeVry

(DV)

upgraded at Credit Suisse to Outperform from Neutral due to new insights on the DOE's Gainful Employment stance. Price target jumped to $75 from $55.

ITT Educational

(ESI) - Get Report

upgraded to Credit Suisse to Outperform from Neutral on new proposal from DOE. Price target improved to $135 from $105.

Expedia

(EXPE) - Get Report

upgraded at Goldman from Neutral to Buy. Company was also added to the Conviction List, based on a $31 price target. Stock has outperformed and the company should benefit from improving hotel trends.

WW Grainger

(GWW) - Get Report

rated new Buy at Jesup & Lamont. $130 price target. Company should post strong sales and earnings later this week and is also likely to repurchase stock in 2010.

Huntington Bancshares

(HBAN) - Get Report

downgraded at UBS from Neutral to Sell. $4 price target. Estimates also cut, because of TARP-related capital raises.

Harley-Davidson

(HOG) - Get Report

downgraded at Deutsche from Buy to Hold. $33.50 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 102% since May.

>> Who Owns HOG?: Chris Davis

Harsco

(HSC) - Get Report

rated new Buy at Canaccord Adams. $40 price target. Stock no longer deserves a conglomerate discount.

InterMune

(ITMN)

initiated at JP Morgan with an Overweight rating and $60 price target. Introduces 2010 EPS estimates of -$2.41.

Keycorp

(KEY) - Get Report

downgraded at UBS from Neutral to Sell. $5 price target. Company faces earnings headwinds.

Priceline.com

(PCLN)

downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral. Valuation call, based on a $275 price target.

Regions Financial

(RF) - Get Report

downgraded at UBS from Neutral to Sell. $6 price target. Company is facing credit and sales headwinds.

>> Who Owns RF?: Bruce Berkowitz

Red Hat

(RHT) - Get Report

rated new Buy at UBS. Company is a leader in open source software and should deliver strong billings and cash flow growth. $35 price target.

TCF Financial

(TCB)

downgraded at UBS from Neutral to Sell. $12 price target. Estimates also lowered, given lower net interest margin expectations.

UnitedHealth

(UNH) - Get Report

upgraded at Leerink from Market Perform to Outperform. Expect earnings upside potential, as minimum losses are already priced into the stock.

>> Who Owns UNH?: Renaissance Technologies

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Apache

(APA) - Get Report

estimates boosted at UBS through 2011. Acquisition of DVN assets should add to earnings. Buy rating and $130 price target.

Franklin Resources

(BEN) - Get Report

numbers raised at FBR. Shares of BEN now seen reaching $121. Estimates also increased, given higher asset levels at the end of the quarter. Market Perform rating.

Cheesecake Factory

(CAKE) - Get Report

cut from Conviction Buy List at Goldman. Shares of CAKE now seen reaching $31. Estimates also upped, because of the company's higher expected sales growth. Buy rating, but the stock was also removed from the Conviction List.

Dollar General

(DG) - Get Report

numbers increased at Morgan Stanley. Shares of DG now seen reaching $32. Estimates also boosted, as margins could continue to expand. Overweight rating.

eBay

(EBAY) - Get Report

estimate, target increased at Goldman. EBAY estimates were raised through 2012. Company is seeing more successful US sales and payment volume growth. Neutral rating and new $27.50 price target.

>> Who Owns eBay?: Prince Al-Waleed

Jones Apparel Group

(JNY)

target, estimates raised at Barclays. JNY price target lifted to $24 from $22 on improving trends in retail segment. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates improved to $1.35 and $1.60, respectively. Maintain Equal Weight rating.

Owens-Illinois

(OI) - Get Report

price target higher at Barclays. OI price target jumped to $32 from $26 on improved visibility. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates held at $3.25 and $4.15, respectively. Underweight rating.

Polo Ralph Lauren

(RL) - Get Report

target, estimates boosted at Barclays. RL price target surged to $100 from $85 as the company has seen a rebound in its wholesale business. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates increased to $4.30 and $4.85, respectively. Equal Weight rating.

Tellabs

(TLABS)

estimates, target boosted at UBS. TLAB estimates were increased through 2011. Company should benefit from positive end-market demand trends. Neutral rating and new $8.50 price target.

VMWare

(VMW) - Get Report

estimates, target raised at Goldman. VMW estimates were increased through 2012. Company is positioned well, following strong market checks. Neutral rating and new $60 price target.

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