Shuffle Master upgraded at Bear: SHFL was upgraded from Peer Perform to Outperform, Bear Stearns said. Company can deliver 25% annual earnings growth over the next two years, led by its exposure to Macau's expansion. $32 price target. EXCO coverage initiated at Goldman: Goldman said it is initiating coverage on XCO with an Inline rating. Executing and "3P" upside.
Heinz target price raised at UBS: UBS said it is raising its target price on HNZ to $44 from $40 based on outlook for increased value creation. Maintained Neutral rating. Healthways estimates raised at Goldman: Goldman said it is increasing its estimates no HWAY for the full year to $1.18 a share from $1.13 a share. Maintained Underperform rating. Oracle estimates raised at Piper: Piper said it is raising its 2006 estimates on ORCL by a penny to 78 cents a share. Maintained Outpeform rating. Sepracor estimates cut at Goldman: Goldman said it is lowering its estimates on SEPR for the full year to $1.61 a share from $1.66 a share based on lower Lunesta trends. Websense target price lowered at Jefferies: Jefferies said it is lowering its target price on WBSN to $30 from $32. Believes seasonally slow spending and weak renewal cycle might weigh-in on shares.