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downgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Buy at Credit Suisse. Simply a relative valuation call, we do not envision downside, the analyst said. Price target lowered to $198 from $205.
Brown & Brown
upgraded at Citi to Buy from Neutral as the company should benefit from economic recovery and it's levered to hurricane exposure in Florida.
upgraded at Baird from Neutral to Outperform. $67 price target. Gross margins should bounce back after the third quarter and the company can continue to take market share.
upgraded at Keybanc from Hold to Buy. $39 price target. Pullback has created a buying opportunity, as end-markets are improving.
upgraded at UBS from Neutral to Buy. Sentiment is improving, regarding the company's engines.
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upgraded at UBS from Sell to Neutral. Valuation call, as trucker preference is improving for the company's engines.
downgraded at Soleil from Buy to Hold. $11.75 price target. Company is facing challenging rates in New Mexico.
Willis Group Holdings
upgraded at Citi to Buy from Neutral on more leverage to a U.S. recovery. Compensation charges should drive better growth than peers.
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target upped at Goldman. ABC target was boosted to $39. Company is a solid defensive play and can continue to move higher. Buy rating.
price target lower at Barclays. AMZN price target trimmed to $155 from $165 on stronger dollar. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates cut to $2.80 and $3.62, respectively. Maintain Overweight rating.
price target cut at Credit Suisse to $23 from $26. CIEN is well-positioned to address wireless backhaul upgrades and optical upgrade cycle. Reiterate Outperform rating.
target increased at Argus. Shares of CMG now seen reaching $170. Company has cost leverage and should be able to keep expanding its operating margin. Buy rating.
target raised at Morgan Stanley to $48. Channel checks suggest that sales and gross margin should trend higher. Overweight rating.
target, estimates tweaked at Barclays. EBAY price target lowered by a dollar to $25 on stronger dollar. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates decreased to $1.61 and $1.73, respectively. Reiterate Equal Weight rating.
price target lower at Barclays by a dollar to $26 on stronger dollar. Maintain Equal Weight rating.
numbers lowered at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Earnings will be hurt by currency exposure. Overweight rating and new $145 price target.
numbers cut at UBS. Shares of HOG now seen reaching $28.80. Estimates also lowered, as the company is seeing lower domestic retail sales. Neutral rating.
target boosted at Goldman. Shares of MCK now seen reaching $86. Sector should continue to see positive sentiment. Buy rating.
price target lower at Citi to $38 from $44. Confident management can drive longer-term growth through effective capital deployment, Citigroup said. Reiterate Buy rating.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.