It's Monday and we are starting this week's trading with a mixed bag this morning. Let's zoom in on the stocks that traders should be watching closely today.
Story StocksRadioShack ( RSH): Shares rise after cost-cutting lifts profit. Aetna ( AET): Stock falls after company's lowered guidance. Cal-Maine Foods ( CALM): Stock down hard as profit falls 72%. Honeywell ( HON): Stock is lower after company cuts outlook. Corning ( GLW): Stock falls after big profit drop is reported. Enterprise Products ( EPD): Shares are flat following second-quarter results. Agilent ( A): Shares are down slightly after announcing a $1.5 Billion acquisition of Varian, Inc. ( VARI). Verizon ( VZ): Stock is slightly lower after Q2 profit falls. Lorillard ( LO): Shares are higher after second-quarter results. Duncan Energy Partners LP ( DEP): Stock is up following big profit jump in Q2.
Upgrades to WatchT. Rowe Price ( TROW): FBR Capital Markets and Barclays Capital both upgrade shares of the asset management company. $42 and $47 price targets, respectively. Walter Energy ( WLT): FBR Capital Markets raises target price to $59. Royal Caribbean Cruises ( RCL): Raised to a buy at S&P. Laboratory Corp. of America ( LH): Goldman Sachs raises target price to $70. Arch Coal ( ACI): FBR Capital Markets raises target price to $23. Eastman Chemical ( EMN): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises target price to $52. UnitedHealth Group ( UNH): Credit Suisse upgrades stock to outperform. $33 price target. Bucyrus International ( BUCY): Goldman Sachs raises target price to $38. BE Aerospace ( BEAV): FBR Capital Markets upgrades stock to outperform. $22 price target. Capital One Financial ( COF): FBR Capital Markets raises target price to $27. Western Union ( WU): Initiated as a buy at Citigroup.