The market is seeing some early profit-taking following two consecutive days of triple-digit gains on the Dow. Here are the names that are in this morning's headlines.
Story StocksCostco ( COST): Shares are rising after company beats earnings estimates. Family Dollar Stores ( FDO): Stock is higher on better-than-expected earnings results. Monsanto ( MON): Shares are up slightly following company results. Sunoco ( SUN): Stock is lower on news company is shutting refinery and slashing its dividend in half. Wolverine Worldwide ( WWW): Shares are flat following earnings results. Yum Brands ( YUM): Stock is slightly lower following its earnings report.
Analyst Upgrades to WatchAnadarko Petroleum ( APC): Deutsche Bank raises price target to $62. Amphenol ( APH): UBS raises estimates. Abercrombie & Fitch ( ANF): Morgan Stanley upgrades stock to an equal weight. Bank of America ( BAC): Wells Fargo upgrades stock to an outperform. Baker Hughes ( BHI): Credit Suisse raises price target to $43. Crown Holding ( CCK): Credit Suisse raises estimates. $36 price target. Cisco Systems ( CSCO): William Blair raises stock to an outperform. CH Robinson Worldwide ( CHRW): Morgan Stanley raises estimates. Dell ( DELL): Hapoalim initiates stock with a buy. Walt Disney ( DIS): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises stock to a neutral. $30 price target. Estee Lauder ( EL): Piper Jaffray raises stock to an overweight. $55 price target. Freeport McMoRan ( FCX): Citigroup raises estimates. $71 price target. General Electric ( GE): Morgan Stanley raises estimates. $19 price target. Google ( GOOG): Oppenheimer raises price target to $565. Goodrich ( GR): FBR upgrades stock to an outperform. $65 price target. Halliburton ( HAL): Credit Suisse raises price target to $34. Jones Apparel Group ( JNY): Morgan Stanley raises price target to $21. Coca-Cola ( KO): Deutsche Bank raises stock to a buy. $62 price target.
Kohl's ( KSS): Morgan Stanley raises stock to an overweight. $67 price target. Monolithic Power Systems ( MPWR): Wedbush Morgan reiterates outperform rating. $28 price target. National Oilwell Varco ( NOV): Susquehanna initiates stock with a positive rating. $51 price target. News Corp. ( NWS): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises stock to a buy. $16 price target. Collective Brands ( PSS): Susquehanna reiterates positive rating. Lifts price target to $21. Phillips-Van Heusen ( PVH): Morgan Stanley raises price target to $49. Qiagen ( QGEN): Barclays Capital initiates stock with an overweight. $24 price target. Research In Motion ( RIMM): Jesup & Lamont initiate stock with a buy. $80 price target. Smith International ( SII): Credit Suisse raises price target to $31. Schlumberger ( SLB): Credit Suisse raises estimates. $63 price target. Talbots ( TLB): FBR Capital Markets reiterates an outperform rating. Raises price target to $13. Time Warner Cable ( TWC): Wells Fargo raises stock to an outperform. Vale ( VALE): Goldman Sachs raises stock to a buy. Viacom ( VIA-B): Merrill Lynch/Bank of America raises stock to a neutral. $36 price target. Wyndham Worldwide ( WYN): Goldman Sachs raises stock to a buy. $26 price target.
Downgrades to WatchAdvance Auto Parts ( AAP): Wedbush Morgan cuts price target to $43. Alberto-Culver ( ACV): Caris cuts stock to above average. $27 price target. Aeropostale ( ARO): Piper Jaffray cuts stock to an underperform. Raises price target to $43. Boston Scientific ( BSX): Goldman Sachs cuts price target to $12. Cephalon ( CEPH): Robert Baird cuts stock to a neutral. Medtronic ( MDT): Goldman Sachs lowers price target to $41. Mosaic ( MOS): UBS cuts estimates. $52 price target. Robbins & Myers ( RBN): BB&T Capital cuts stock to a hold. Smith & Nephew ( SNN): UBS cuts stock to an neutral.
St. Jude Medical ( STJ): Goldman Sachs cuts estimates. $35 price target.