Changes in Ratings
coverage is initiated at Cowen with a neutral rating. Company has solid near-term visibility, but estimates are not materially above consensus.
El Paso Pipeline Partners
coverage is initiated at Lehman with an overweight rating and a $27 target price. Lehman says El Paso's organic growth is superior to that of most master limited partnerships (MLPs).
coverage is initiated at Goldman with a neutral rating due to limited room for multiple expansion and upside needed to drive shares higher.
Stock Comments / EPS Changes
UBS raises price targets on the legal consulting industry, on the basis of increased bankruptcies and securities litigation stemming from problems in the credit markets.
is favorite, with a target increasing to $80 from $65.
target is raised to $23 from $20;
is raised to $100 from $83; and
target is raised to $70 from $64. All have buy ratings.
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