It looks like a decent start to the second half of the year. Tomorrow morning's monthly jobs number may keep a lid on today's action. Let's take a look at what names may be set to move regardless of that.
General Mills ( GIS): Shares are higher following the company's earnings results. Constellation Brands ( STZ): Stock is up a touch after reporting results. Gannett ( GCI): Stock is trading flat after job cuts announcement. Dow Chemical ( DOW): Stock is unchanged following announcement it will shut some manufacturing facilities. Oshkosh ( OSK): Shares are up big after company wins $1 billion truck supply contract. AIG ( AIG): Stock is lower following 1-20 reverse stock split.
Upgrades to Watch
Bank of America ( BAC): Citigroup ( C) adds stock to aggressive growth list. Marvel Entertainment ( MVL): JPMorgan Chase raises stock to overweight -- $42 price target. Microsoft ( MSFT): Morgan Stanley ( MS) raises target price to $28. Symantec ( SYMC): Started as an outperform at JMP Securities. IAC/Interactive Corp ( IACI): Started as an outperform at Oppenheimer. TRW Automotive ( TRW): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises stock to a neutral -- $11.50 price target. Yum! Brands ( YUM): Goldman Sachs ( GS) upgrades stock to a buy $40 target price. American Water Works ( AWK): Initiated as a buy at Brean Murray. Activision ( ATVI): FBR Capital Markets ( FCBM) raises estimates and target price to $16. C.H. Robinson ( CHRW): Morgan Stanley raises estimates on this transports sector name. Priceline ( PCLN): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises estimates and target price to $135. Aeropostale ( ARO): UBS ( UBS) raises estimates -- $38 price target.