NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS American International ( AIG) upgraded at Societe Generale from Hold to Buy. $28.50 price target. Asset sale marks a major strategic step. Abercrombie & Fitch ( AFN) downgraded at Brean Murray from Hold to Sell. $29 price target. Stock was up 16% in February, but domestic sales should slow down in the coming months. Coventry Health Care ( CVH) upgraded at Morgan Stanley from Equal-weight to Overweight. Turnaround is progressing and the company can grow faster than its peers. $28 price target. Dice Holdings ( DHX) upgraded at Thomas Weisel to Overweight from Market Weight. Large tech employers like Cisco have announced at return to hiring. $9 price target. Denbury Resources ( DNR) upgraded at Keybanc from Hold to Buy. $19 price target. EAC acquisition appears attractive. GSI Commerce ( GSIC) downgraded at Thomas Weisel to Market Weight from Overweight on competitive concerns related to Amazon. $24 price target. Norfolk Southern ( NSC) upgraded at Barclays to Overweight from Equal Weight on valuation. Market under-appreciates NSC earnings potential on volume and coal prices. 2011 EPS estimate introduced at $4.25. Price target jumped to $62 from $55. Nuvasive ( NUVA) upgraded at Needham from Buy to Strong Buy. $60 price target. Expect more insurance reimbursement for the company's products. Sirius XM Radio ( SIRI) downgraded at Wunderlich from Buy to Hold. $1 price target. Company could be hurt by lower near-term auto sales. Whole Foods ( WFMI) upgraded at UBS from Sell to Neutral. $36 price target. Company is seeing margins improve as sales trends stabilize.
Eaton ( ETN) estimates, target boosted at Goldman. ETN estimates were increased through 2012. Company boosted guidance at its analyst meeting. Neutral rating and new $78 price target. Palm ( PALM) price target plunged at Credit Suisse to $4.50 from $10. Reacceleration in sales in unlikely. Neutral rating. Research in Motion ( RIMM) numbers upped at Canaccord. Shares of RIMM now seen reaching $100. Estimates also raised, because of higher expected device shipments. Buy rating. SBA Communications ( SBAC) estimates cut at Morgan Stanley through 2011. Expect the US site leasing business to slow. Equal-weight rating. Sandisk ( SNDK) estimates increased at Goldman through 2012. Company boosted guidance at its analyst meeting. Neutral rating. Superior Industries ( SUP) price target increased at Credit Suisse by a dollar to $16 after posting better than expected fourth quarter results. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates lowered to 45 cents and 78 cents, respectively. Maintain Neutral rating. Supervalu ( SVU) target boosted at UBS. Shares of SVU now seen reaching $16. Company is exiting weaker markets. Neutral rating. Southwestern Energy ( SWN) estimates upped at Goldman through 2011. Company is seeing higher production and lower depreciation costs. Neutral rating and $56 price target. Whiting Petroleum ( WLL) price target boosted at Credit Suisse to $80 from $74 on strong 2010 outlook. Reiterate Outperform rating. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates set at $3.09 and $3.46, respectively. Xilinx ( XLNX) estimates, target raised at UBS. Shares of XLNX now seen reaching $31. Estimates also upped, to match the company's new guidance. Buy rating.