Amazon: Analysts' Upgrades, Downgrades

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS

Amazon ( AMZN) upgraded at Bernstein to Outperform. $160 price target. Estimates still appear to be too conservative.

Canadian Natural Resources ( CNQ) upgraded at Barclays to Overweight from Equal Weight after strong 3Q results.

Wolverine World Wide ( WWW) upgraded at Citigroup from Hold to Buy. $31 price target. Merrell brand should continue to grow, expanding margins.

STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES

AmerisourceBergen ( ABC) numbers boosted at Citigroup. Shares now seen reaching $26. Estimates also raised, to reflect higher expected growth rates. Hold rating.

Cardinal Health ( CAH) numbers increased at Citigroup. Estimates were raised through 2013. Company is realizing higher earnings. Hold rating and new $31 price target.

CBS ( CBS) estimates, target boosted at Goldman. Shares now seen reaching $11. Estimates also raised, to reflect increasing business trends. Neutral rating.

Cigna ( CI) estimates boosted at UBS through 2010. Company guided higher, aided by lower operating costs. Buy rating and $36 price target.

CVS ( CVS) price target lowered at Barclays to $34 from $37. 2010 EPS cut to $2.82 from $3.00, maintain 2009 at $2.64. Reiterate Overweight rating.

Dr. Pepper Snapple ( DPS) estimates increased at Goldman through 2010. Company is buying back stock and realizing lower interest expenses. Buy rating.

DirecTV ( DTV) estimates lowered at UBS through 2010. Stricter credit standards cut into U.S. new subscriber growth. Buy rating and $32 price target.

Dynegy ( DYN) estimates cut at Barclays. Dropped DYN 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates to -$0.11 and -$0.33, respectively. Reiterate Equal Weight rating and $1.75 price target.

Con Edison ( ED) cut from Conviction Sell list at Goldman. Estimates also raised, as the company will likely soon receive a positive rate case. $39 price target.

EOG Resources ( EOG) estimates boosted at UBS through 2010. Company raised its production guidance. Neutral rating and $100 price target.

El Paso ( EP) estimates, target increased at Goldman. Shares of EP now seen reaching $11. Estimates also boosted, to reflect cost-cutting and asset sales. Neutral rating.

Frontier Oil ( FTO) numbers reduced at Goldman. Shares of FTO now seen reaching $16. Estimates also lowered, to reflect a lower capture rate and volume assumptions. Neutral rating.

Frontier Oil ( FTO) price target, estimates cut at Barclays. FTO price target lowered by a dollar to $13. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates both lowered by 15 cents to $0.70. Equal Weight rating.

Hansen Natural ( HANS) numbers lowered at Goldman. Shares of HANS now seen reaching $41. Estimates also cut, to reflect higher sponsorship costs. Neutral rating.

International Rectifier ( IRF) numbers raised at Goldman through 2012. Company is seeing higher gross margins. Neutral rating and new $18 price target.

King Pharmaceuticals ( KG) estimates cut at Goldman through 2013. Company lacks near-term catalysts. Neutral rating and $12 price target.

Lamar Advertising ( LAMR) numbers raised at Goldman. Shares of LAMR now seen reaching $25. Estimates also boosted, to reflect improving advertising trends. Sell rating.

Magna ( MGA) estimates and target boosted at Citigroup. Shares of MGA now seen reaching $60. Estimates also raised, to reflect an expected global production recovery. Buy rating.

Murphy Oil ( MUR) estimates reduced at Goldman through 2012. Company is seeing lower production rates. Neutral rating and $70 price target.

Nasdaq ( NDAQ) estimates raised at Goldman through 2011. Company continues to cut costs. Neutral rating and $24 price target.

Nvidia ( NVDA) estimates, target boosted at Goldman. Estimates were raised through 2011. Sales are continuing to recover. Neutral rating and $15 price target.

Orbitz Worldwide ( OWW) estimates lower at Barclays. OWW 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates to -$3.77 and $0.10, respectively. Maintain Equal Weight rating and $6 price target.

Plains All American ( PAA) target higher, estimates lower at Barclays. PAA price target lifted to $54 from $51. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates dropped to $3.07 from $3.16 and to $3.25 from $3.45, respectively. Overweight rating.

Quanta Services ( PWR) estimates reduced at Goldman through 2011. Company is seeing slower revenue growth. Buy rating and $27 price target.

Research in Motion ( RIMM) numbers lowered at UBS. Shares of RIMM now seen reaching $67. Estimates also cut, to reflect lower consumer demand. Neutral rating.

Starbucks ( SBUX) price target boosted at Barclays to $18 from $15 on impressive 4Q results. 2010 EPS estimate increased by 10 cents to $1.00. Maintain Equal Weight rating.

Sunoco ( SUN) price target, estimates slashed at Barclays. Lowered SUN price target to $30 from $33. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates plunged to -$0.15 from $0.50 and to $1.90 from $2.50, respectively. Equal Weight rating.

Skyworks ( SWKS) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of SWKS now seen reaching $16. Estimates also increased, to reflect strong end-market demand. Buy rating.

Time Warner Cable ( TWC) estimates raised at UBS through 2010. Company is raising prices and spending less to get new customers. Neutral rating and $42 price target.

Time Warner Cable ( TWC) estimates raised at Barclays. Increased TWC 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates to $3.09 and $3.58, respectively. Maintain Equal Weight rating and $43 price target.

VeriSign ( VRSN) price target, estimates raised at Barclays. Lifted VRSN price target by a dollar to $24. 2009 and 2010 EPS estimates both raised by 2 cents to $1.30 and $1.46, respectively. Maintain Equal Weight rating.
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