NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $38 price target. Company should offer bullish near-term guidance and help the stock reverse its recent underperformance.
downgraded at BMO from Outperform to Market Perform. Stock is already up 30% year-to-date. $14 price target.
rated new Market Perform at FBR Capital Markets. $58 price target. Company is positioned well, but trades at a premium to its peers.
rated new Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. Company is a strong operator, but lacks significant catalysts until 2011.
downgraded at Wells Fargo to Market Perform. Valuation call, as the stock has outperformed its peers since October.
upgraded at Wells Fargo to Outperform. Risk/reward is more attractive, following the recent sell-off.
J.B. Hunt Transport
numbers raised at Goldman through 2012. Company is seeing better pricing trends. Neutral rating and new $40 price target.
J.B. Hunt Transport
upgraded at FBR from Market Perform to Outperform. $43 price target. Intermodal pricing cycle is likely bottoming.
upgraded at Deutsche from Hold to Buy. $46 price target. Stock is not yet pricing in the company's long-term stability and returns.
( PDE) upgraded at Morgan Stanley to Equal-weight. $40 price target. Deepwater fundamentals could improve over the next 6 months.
upgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Underperform. Positive on the fundamentals of the personal auto industry. Price target jumped to $22 from $18. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates set at $1.45 and $1.55, respectively.
( SY) downgraded at Jefferies from Buy to Hold. $47 price target. Company is facing a transition year.
rated new Buy at Morgan Joseph. $32 price target. Sale of the mining business leaves a very profitable core operation.
rated new Buy at Deutsche Bank. $58 price target. Company can double its store base in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
upgraded at Piper Jaffray. Rating raised to Overweight from Neutral. Price target raised to $79 from $64. 2010 EPS estimates raised to $3.15 from $2.79.
estimates, target boosted at Goldman. UPS estimates were increased through 2012. Company is seeing operating leverage through higher volumes. Buy rating and new $82 price target.
upgraded at Suntrust from Neutral to Buy. $36 price target. Capital raise will not be as dilutive at current levels, which boosts potential normalized earnings.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
estimates, target upped at Goldman. Shares of CSX now seen reaching $53. Company is realizing higher gross margins. Sell rating.
estimates, target raised at FBR. Shares of GPS now seen reaching $32. Estimates also increased, because of international growth potential. Outperform rating.
target boosted at Oppenheimer to $130. Company raised guidance and the stock appears attractive, following a post-earnings sell-off. Outperform rating.
target, estimate higher at Barclays. JNPR price target increased to $37 from $33. Robust 1Q10 in both carrier and enterprises. 2010 EPS estimate raised to $1.34, 2011 held at $1.63. Overweight rating.
target, estimates boosted at Barclays. JPM price target raised to $60 from $55 after 1Q10 beat. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates lifted to $3.25 and $5.10, respectively. Maintain Overweight rating.
estimates, target upped at UBS. Shares of JPM now seen reaching $50. Estimates also raised, because of a more favorable credit outlook. Neutral rating.
estimates increased at Goldman. JPM estimates were raised through 2011. Company is seeing better sales and credit trends. Buy rating and $54 price target.
numbers upped at Goldman. Shares of LLTC now seen reaching $35. Estimates also boosted, to match the company's new sales guidance. Buy rating.
target upped at Morgan Stanley to $26. Market is not giving credit for the company's non-HDD growth opportunities. Overweight rating.
target increased at Morgan Stanley to $30. Expanding product portfolio appears to be driving accelerated billings growth. Overweight rating.
numbers boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares of YUM now seen reaching $45. Estimates also increased, as the company is seeing higher comp sales. Overweight rating.
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