NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
( ACF) downgraded at KBW from Market Perform to Underperform. Valuation call, based on a $21 price target.
downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral. Valuation call, based on a $70 price target.
upgraded at JPMorgan. Rating raised to Neutral from Underweight. Price target raised to $39 from $30. 2010 EPS estimates lowered to $1.45 from $1.20.
downgraded at Goldman to Neutral. Investor expectations have caught up to the company's margin potential.
upgraded at BMO to Outperform. Estimates also raised, as the company has leverage to rising international activity.
downgraded at Keybanc from Buy to Hold. Valuation call, as the company's estimates may not have much near-term upside potential.
upgraded at Baird from Neutral to Outperform. $21 price target. Corporate PC and server spending should ramp throughout the year.
downgraded at Wells from Market Perform to Underperform. Estimates also cut, as the company is facing lower forward power prices.
rated new Positive at Susquehanna Financial. $70 price target. Company should see renewed growth, as the economy rebounds.
Jack In The Box
downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Underperform from Buy. Valuation and potential earnings issues. Maintain $24 price target. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates set at $1.95 and $2.17, respectively.
Jack in the Box
downgraded at Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform. Valuation call, as beef prices could become a headwind in the second half of the year.
rated new Outperform at FBR Capital Markets. $300 price target. Company should benefit from an economic recovery and a continued shift toward electronic payments.
rated new Buy at Goldman Sachs. $20 price target. Company is seeing better consumer demand and could raise its dividend.
downgraded at Baird from Outperform to Neutral. $25 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is now trading at 2 times book value.
rated new Sell at Goldman Sachs. Flooring prices will not go up as quickly as in other areas.
downgraded at Needham from Strong Buy to Hold. Channel checks suggest that Fermi could face further delays.
rated new Market Perform at JMP Securities. Company has positive themes for 2010, but the stock is already pricing these in.
upgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Underperform on a positive outlook for PPG's end markets. Price target jumped to $73 from $68. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates raised to $4.09 and $4.61, respectively.
upgraded at Janney from Neutral to Buy. $20.50 price target. Company is seeing strong box office momentum and could boost its dividend.
downgraded at BMO from to Market Perform. Rate rollovers could weigh on the deepwater sector.
rated new Outperform at FBR. Coverage of V was started with an Outperform rating. $115 price target. Company will continue to benefit from a secular shift toward electronic payments and the model also has significant potential for operating leverage.
downgraded at Morgan Stanley to Equal-weight. Valuation call, as the stock is up 69% year-to-date. $21 price target.
rated new Buy at Goldman Sachs. $106 price target. Exposure to Brazil is favorable and the company also offers a dividend.
upgraded at Morgan Stanley to Equal-weight. $21.50 price target. Recent acquisitions should be accretive to earnings.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
estimates, target raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of AAPL now seen reaching $285. Estimates also increased, to reflect stronger product sales. Even so, the company faces currency headwinds and tends to give conservative guidance. Outperform rating.
numbers upped at Goldman through 2012. Generics continue to drive growth. Buy rating and new $35 price target.
target, estimates boosted at Barclays. AMD price target raised to $11 from $10 as 1Q10 results came in ahead of expectations. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates jumped to 47 cents and 75 cents, respectively. Overweight rating.
estimates, target boosted at FBR. Shares of AMD now seen reaching $14. Estimates also increased to reflect higher gross margin, despite market share losses. Outperform rating.
estimate tweaked at Barclays. BA 2010 EPS estimate lowered to $4.20 from $4.40 due to the elimination of the Medicare tax benefit. Maintain Overweight rating and $87 price target.
estimates lowered at Barclays BSX 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates dropped to 32 cents and 40 cents, respectively. Reiterate Equal Weight rating and $7 price target.
estimates boosted at Credit Suisse. EMC 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates increased to $1.21 and $1.34, respectively. Earnings and network storage trends will serve as a catalyst during the next quarter. Maintain Outperform rating and $22 price target.
estimates reduced at Morgan Stanley. EQIX estimates were cut through 2012. Company is being hurt by a stronger dollar and higher churn. Equal-weight rating.
( ERTS) numbers boosted at Kaufman. Shares of ERTS now seen reaching $23. Estimates also increased, given strong industry sales reported by NPD. Buy rating.
target, estimate higher at BofA/Merrill. GOOG price target raised to $685 from $670 as rest of world growth will catch up to US/UK. 2011 EPS estimate lifted to $31.25, 2010 held at $27.77. Reiterate Buy.
target, estimates cut at Barclays. GOOG price target lowered to $650 from $675. Shares likely to be range-bound until we see revenue reacceleration. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates trimmed to $27.89 and $32.36, respectively. Overweight rating.
estimates, target raised at Goldman. Shares of GOOG now seen reaching $680. Estimates also increased, given accelerated U.S. growth. Buy rating.
cut from Conviction Sell list at Goldman. PENN was removed from the Conviction Sell list. Company still facing increased competition, but the employment outlook appears to be stabilizing. $20 price target.
target upped at Goldman. SCHW target was increased to $20. Company is positioned well for higher interest rates. Neutral rating.
numbers increased at UBS. Shares of SVU now seen reaching $18. Estimates also raised, as sales are improving and the company is freeing up its balance sheet. Neutral rating.
Tsakos Energy Navigation
estimates lower at Credit Suisse. TNP 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates cut to $0.94 and $1.41, respectively. Estimates lowered to account for recent vessel sales. Neutral rating and $16 price target.
target boosted at UBS. WMT target was raised to $70. Company is addressing headwinds and should begin to trade on 2011 numbers. Buy rating.
numbers boosted at Goldman. YUM estimates were upped through 2012. Company is seeing better sales in China. Buy rating and $48 price target.
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