NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGSTD Ameritrade ( AMTD) upgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral from Underperform. Expecting robust 2Q10 earnings, supported by higher trading volumes. Price target trimmed to $17.50 from $18. Amazon.com ( AMZN) downgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral from Buy on margin concerns. Maintain $14 price target. AOL ( AOL) upgraded at Credit Suisse to Neutral from Underperform. Downside risk is somewhat mitigated due to recent strategic asset sales. Price target jumped to $23 from $20. Blackrock ( BLK) rated new Neutral at Susquehanna. Company is a leader is asset management, but organic growth will likely slow down. Expedia ( EXPE) rated new Outperform at FBR. $26 price target. Company should benefit from a continue shift toward booking travel online. Frontier Communications ( FTR) upgraded at RBC from Underperform to Sector Perform. Share overhang from VZ has been absorbed. IBM ( IBM) rated new Hold at Kaufman. $135 price target. Cyclical recovery in services and software spending is weak. Juniper Networks ( JNPR) downgraded at Oppenheimer from Outperform to Perform. Valuation call, given the recent gains in the stock. McAfee ( MFE) downgraded at RBC from Outperform to Sector Perform. $35 price target. Company faces increased price competition. optionsXpress ( OXPS) upgraded at BofA/Merrill to Neutral from Underperform. Expecting robust 2Q10 earnings, supported by higher trading volumes. Price target increased by a dollar to $16. Priceline.com ( PCLN) rated new Market Perform at FBR. PCLN was initiated with a Market Perform rating. $200 price target. Company will continue to grow, but has outsized exposure to Europe. Symantec ( SYMC) downgraded at RBC from Outperform to Sector Perform. $17 price target. Company could be hurt by a slower economic recovery.
Cablevision ( CVC) estimates, target increased at Morgan Stanley. CVC estimates were raised through 2011, Morgan Stanley said. Bresnan will add to earnings. Overweight rating and new $31 price target. E*Trade ( ETFC) estimates, target lowered at Citigroup. Shares of ETFC now seen reaching $20. Estimates also reduced, given lower interest rates. Buy rating. Eaton Vance ( EV) estimates boosted at Citigroup through 2012. Company is seeing higher assets under management. Hold rating and $32 price target. Lowe's ( LOW) target, estimates trimmed at Barclays. LOW price target cut to $28 from $30. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates reduced to $1.44 and $1.67, respectively. Maintain Overweight rating. Mixed readings about the demand environment. Omnicom ( OMC) estimates, target reduced at Citigroup. Shares of OMC now seen reaching $44. Estimates also cut, given macro growth and currency trends. Buy rating. Stryker ( SYK) target, estimates cut at Barclays. SYK price target reduced to $59 from $62 on FX headwinds. 2010 and 2011 EPS estimates lowered to $3.26 and $3.60, respectively. Maintain Equal Weight rating. Time Warner ( TWX) estimates upped at Morgan Stanley through 2012. Media division should drive near-term growth. Equal-weight rating and $37 price target.