CHANGE IN RATINGS

Alberto Culver ( ACV - Get Report) rated new Overweight at Morgan Stanley. $32 price target. Market is underestimating the company's international expansion potential.

Church & Dwight ( CHD) rated new Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. $64 price target. Company has strong business momentum, though there's competitive risk in the laundry business.

Chattem ( CHTT) rated new Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. $69 price target. Stock is inexpensive, but the company is facing weak sales at non-core brands. Private-label pressure also persists.

CKE Restaurants ( CKR) upgraded at Credit Suisse from Neutral to Outperform. $12 price target. Company trades at a discount to its peers. Estimates should also increase, to reflect more stable comp sales.

Energizer ( ENR) rated new Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. $74 price target. Growth prospects are toward the low end of the market.

Gymboree ( GYMB) numbers boosted at FBR to $46. Estimates also increased, to reflect growth at the Crazy 8 division. Market Perform rating.

Jack In The Box ( JBX) upgraded at JP Morgan. Rating raised to Overweight from Neutral. Price target raised to $24 from $23. Maintains 2009 EPS estimates of $2.10.

Lululemon ( LULU) upgraded at KeyBanc. Rating raised to Buy from Hold. Introduces $23 price target. Raises 2009 EPS estimates to $0.58 from $0.53.

Mariner Energy ( ME) rated new Outperform at Credit Suisse. $16 price target. Company has an established track record and does not over-spend for the sake of higher growth.

Newell Rubbermaid ( NWL) rated new Equal-weight at Morgan Stanley. $16 price target. Company could have a strong second half of the year but upside will likely be limited in 2010.

Priceline.com ( PCLN) rated new Overweight at Barclays. $180 price target. Company is growing 2-3 times faster than its largest competitor, with the core expansion coming from outside of the U.S.

PetSmart ( PETM) downgraded at Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral. $21 price target. Company is seeing margins fall, as the sales mix shifts away from hard goods.

PetSmart ( PETM) estimates cut at Barclays through 2011. Inflation benefit is disappearing and hardgoods sales aren't bouncing back as quickly as expected. Equal-weight rating and $20 price target.

Prudential ( PRU - Get Report) upgraded at Friedman, Billings Ramsey from Market Perform to Outperform. $60 price target. Company is the strongest performer in a recent credit analysis.

Regions Financial ( RF - Get Report) downgraded at Deutsche Bank. Rating lowered to Hold from Buy. Maintains $5 price target and 2009 EPS estimates of -$1.12.

Tupperware ( TUP) rated new Overweight at Morgan Stanley. $44 price target. Business mix has shifted toward high-growth emerging markets.

Under Armour ( UA) downgraded at KeyBanc. Rating lowered to Underweight from Hold. Introduces $20 price target. Maintains 2009 EPS estimates of $0.83.

Weight Watchers ( WTW) rated new Underweight at Morgan Stanley. $24 price target. Company seeing lower demand and a shrinking market for its food.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

Cardinal Health ( CAH) numbers boosted at Goldman. Estimates were increased through 2013. Company should benefit from the Carefusion spin. Neutral rating and new $36 price target.

Deere ( DE) estimates, target raised at Goldman. Shares now seen reaching $47. Estimates also boosted, to reflect cost controls and a better outlook for Deere Capital. Neutral rating.

Eaton Vance ( EV - Get Report) 2009 estimates reduced at Merrill/BofA to reflect high compensation costs. Company also seeing a higher tax rate and share count. Buy rating and $32 price target.

First Solar ( FSLR) estimates cut at Merrill/BofA through 2011. Chinese pricing is falling. Buy rating and $180 price target.

Google ( GOOG - Get Report) added to Conviction Buy list at Goldman. Valuation call, as spending should increase in Europe. Buy rating and new $560 price target.

NetApp ( NTAP - Get Report) target raised at Goldman to $23. Company had a strong quarter, but lacks significant operating leverage. Neutral rating.

NetApp ( NTAP - Get Report) estimates lowered at Barclays through 2011. Storage market is stabilizing, but season pressures remain. Equal-weight rating and $25 price target.

Phillips-Van Heusen ( PVH) estimates raised at Barclays through 2010. Demand is more stable and margins could improve because of lower inventory levels. Overweight rating and $38 price target.

Semtech ( SMTC) target raised at Merrill/BofA to $18. Company has strong order momentum. Neutral rating.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.