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Tidewater was upgraded to a buy from a hold by TheStreet Ratings.

Five of the eight analysts who cover the company rate it a hold. One rates it a buy and two consider it a sell. Tidewater's forward P/E is 13.19; the average for the oil equipment and services companies is 14.08. Rowan ( RDC) has a forward P/E of 11.6; Atwood Oceanics' ( ATW) forward P/E is 9.42.

Tidewater stock closed Friday at $57.91 and has risen 17.46% year-to-date. Tidewater's stock hit a 52-week high of Feb. 8, 2011.

TheStreet Ratings gives Tidewater a B grade with a $66.78 price target.


Sealed Air was upgraded to a buy from a hold by TheStreet Ratings.

Six of the 11 analysts who cover Sealed Air rate it a hold; five consider it a buy. Sealed Air's forward P/E is 12.5; the average for containers and packaging companies is 12.76. Crown Holdings ( CCK) has a forward P/E of 10.21; Rock-Tenn ( RKT) has a forward P/E of 8.96.

Sealed Air closed Friday at $20.71; it has risen 20.34% year to date. The stock's 52-week high of $28.77 was set on Feb. 14, 2011.

TheStreet Ratings gives Sealed Air a B grade and a $23.12 price target.

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