NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
( AONE) upgraded at Barclays to Overweight from Equal Weight. Expect successful ramps at Fisker and favorable EV legislation, Barclays said. Price target jumped to $14. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates raised to -$1.14 and -$0.76, respectively.
upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $36 price target. Recent acquisition builds scale and will help the company grow margins.
downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral from Buy on growing credit concerns. Price target sunk to $15 from $22.
initiated at Citi with a Hold rating and $29 price target. Premier options franchise but see better value elsewhere, analysts said.
initiated at Credit Suisse with a Neutral rating and $27 price target. Will take advantage of growth in options trading.
initiated at Barclays with an Equal Weight rating and $27 price target. CBOE offers unique exposure to secular growth in equity derivatives, analysts said.
rated new Neutral at UBS. $29 price target. Company has an attractive model, but already trades at a significant premium to its peers.
initiated at JP Morgan. Initiated with a Neutral rating and $26 price target. Introduces 2010 EPS estimates of $1.19.
downgraded at Oppenheimer from Perform to Underperform. Company faces macro headwinds, driven by a higher dollar.
( HEV) initiated at Barclays with an Equal Weight rating and $4 price target. HEV is well positioned to take significant market share in the global battery market, Barclays said.
downgraded at Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform. Delinquent loan numbers remain very high.
downgraded at Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal-weight. Valuation call, based on a $43 price target.
upgraded at Jefferies from Hold to Buy. Active asset base is improving in quality.
downgraded at Morgan Stanley from Equal-weight to Underweight. $43 price target. But prices should rally, but chicken prices tend to lag.
upgraded at Argus from Sell to Hold. Valuation call.
price target cut at Credit Suisse. SLB price target decreased to $80 from $86. We had been carrying too great a multiple premium to peers. Maintain Outperform rating.
estimates, target lowered at Jefferies. Shares of SLB now seen reaching $85. Estimates also cut, following a lackluster second quarter. Buy rating.
estimates increased at UBS. SLB estimates were raised through 2011. Company is seeing better international results. Buy rating and $86 price target.
upgraded at Morgan Stanley to Overweight. $52 price target. Company has best organic growth potential in the media sector.
upgraded at Jefferies from Hold to Buy. Company no longer faces numerous overhangs and risks.
upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $31 price target. Company can sustain core earnings growth. Management may also raise its dividend and repurchase stock.
MEMC Electronic Materials
upgraded at Barclays to Overweight from Equal Weight. Positive 2011 earnings impact and valuation call. Price target increased to $16 from $14.
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Advanced Auto Parts
price target raised at Credit Suisse to $60 from $55 on favorable industry drivers. Maintain Outperform rating.
estimates, target lowered at Morgan Stanley. BBT estimates were cut through 2012. Company is seeing losses from asset resolution. Equal-weight rating and new $32 price target.
price target higher at Barclays to $15 from $13. Ford recovery rolls on. Maintain Neutral rating.
estimates, target raised at UBS. Shares of F now seen reaching $17. Estimates also increased, given better pricing trends. Buy rating.
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target increased at Credit Suisse by a dollar to $50. Strong top line growth. Maintain Neutral rating.
target upped at UBS to $45. Company boosted guidance, following the Sperian purchase. Neutral rating.
estimates boosted at UBS through 2011. Company boosted guidance, because of better industrial and climate revenue. Neutral rating and $38 price target.
estimates cut at UBS through 2011. Company lowered guidance and is facing higher input costs. Buy rating and $74 price target.
price target trimmed at Credit Suisse to $90 from $93. Performance should improve in 2H10. Maintain Outperform rating.
estimates, target raised at Citigroup. Shares of ZMH now seen reaching $58. Estimates also increased, given the company's operating momentum. Hold rating.