CHANGE IN RATINGS
was upgraded from Hold to Buy at Citigroup. Stock looks undervalued, and several catalysts should be realized in the coming months. $62 price target.
upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $95 price target. Stock is at a 52-week low, and positive data should be coming out of the pipeline over the coming quarters.
upgraded at Morgan Stanley from equalweight to overweight with a $42 price target.
was upgraded to Outperform at Bear Stearns. $60 price target. Recent movement in the stock does not measure up to the retailer's sales and earnings growth.
upgraded at Morgan Stanley from equalweight to overweight, and moves price target from $14 to $15.
upgraded at Deutsche Bank to Buy from Hold. Company is well-aligned with key consumer trends in the U.S. and is experiencing significant momentum overseas along with sizable share buybacks. $61 price target.
upgraded at UBS to Buy rating from Neutral. Price target jumps to $47 from $43 and 2008 EPS estimates lift a penny to $1.30.
National Semiconductor numbers raised at Jefferies. Price target lifts to $28 from $25 and 2008 EPS estimates rise to $1.09 from $1.03. Reiterates Hold rating.
rated new Underperform at Credit Suisse. Cites consensus estimates are overly aggressive and double-digit operating margins are unlikely. Sets $19 target price.
downgraded at Deutsche Bank to Hold from Buy. The company's top-line and margin pressures appear unlikely to abate any time soon. No near-term catalyst for the stock. $54 price target.
downgraded at Goldman Sachs to Sell based on valuation relative to peer group. Believe expectations already reflect a ramp in new products and healthy second half of 2007, both of which are still uncertain. Maintained $11 price target.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
numbers raised at Jefferies. Price target jumps to $67 from $56 and 2008 EPS estimates rise to $2.20 from $1.59. Reiterates Hold rating.
numbers raised at Jefferies. Price target jumps to $20 from $17 and 2008 EPS estimates rise to $1.02 from $0.80. Reiterates Hold rating.
price target raised at UBS. New target rises to $78 from $73 while 2007 EPS estimates hold at $3.00. Reiterates Buy rating.