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First Solar: Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades

First Solar numbers lowered at Morgan Stanley through 2012.
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(AZO) - Get AutoZone Inc. Report

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

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upgraded at Citi to Buy from Neutral as the company should benefit from economic recovery and it's levered to hurricane exposure in Florida.

CH Robinson

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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.


(CR) - Get Crane Holdings Co. Report

upgraded at Keybanc from Hold to Buy. $39 price target. Pullback has created a buying opportunity, as end-markets are improving.

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(NAV) - Get Navistar International Corporation Report

upgraded at UBS from Neutral to Buy. Sentiment is improving, regarding the company's engines.


(PCAR) - Get PACCAR Inc. Report

upgraded at UBS from Sell to Neutral. Valuation call, as trucker preference is improving for the company's engines.

PNM Resources

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downgraded at Soleil from Buy to Hold. $11.75 price target. Company is facing challenging rates in New Mexico.

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upgraded at Citi to Buy from Neutral on more leverage to a U.S. recovery. Compensation charges should drive better growth than peers.


Amerisource Bergen

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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.


(AMZN) - Get Inc. Report

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.


(CIEN) - Get Ciena Corporation Report

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.


(CMG) - Get Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. Report

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.


(EBAY) - Get eBay Inc. Report

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.


(EXPE) - Get Expedia Group Inc. Report

price target lower at Barclays by a dollar to $26 on stronger dollar. Maintain Equal Weight rating.

First Solar

(FSLR) - Get First Solar Inc. Report

numbers lowered at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Earnings will be hurt by currency exposure. Overweight rating and new $145 price target.


(HOG) - Get Harley-Davidson Inc. Report

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.

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(MCK) - Get McKesson Corporation Report

target boosted at Goldman. Shares of MCK now seen reaching $86. Sector should continue to see positive sentiment. Buy rating.

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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.

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