NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS First Majestic Silver ( AG) coverage started with a hold at TheStreet Ratings. Alcatel-Lucent ( ALU) upgraded at BMO from Market Perform, to Outperform, BMO Capital said. $4 price target. Company is gaining market share and is leveraged to 4G growth. American Tower ( AMT) upgraded at JP Morgan to Overweight from Neutral, JP Morgan said. $72 price target. Lower relative premium valuation and 13-17% underperformance. Anadarko Petroleum ( APC) upgraded at Stifel from Hold to Buy, Stifel Nicolaus said. $100 price target. Visibility is improving as new projects ramp up. Chatham Lodging Trust ( CLDT) upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings. Citigroup ( C) downgraded at JP Morgan to Neutral from Buy, JP Morgan said. $42.50 price target. Fed stress test failure delays capital return. Crown Castle ( CCI) downgraded at JP Morgan to Neutral from Overweight, JP Morgan said. $55 price target. Limited catalysts post S&P 500 Index inclusion. Crown Castle downgraded at Goldman from Buy to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Company also removed from the Conviction List. Valuation call, based on a $59 price target. Cintas ( CTAS) target raised at Citigroup to $46, according to Citigroup. No longer a contrarian call, but room for upside. Buy rating. Coventry Health ( CVH) downgraded at BMO to Market Perform, BMO Capital said. Valuation call, based on a $35 price target. Great Plains Energy ( GXP) rated new Buy at Citigroup. $23 price target. Positive stance on small/mid cap regulated electric sector. IHS ( IHS) downgraded at Morgan Stanley from Overweight to Equal-weight, Morgan Stanley said. Valuation call, based on a $96 price target. Juniper Networks ( JNPR) downgraded at BMO from Outperform to Market Perform, BMO Capital said. $21 price target. Recovery is taking longer than expected. TCF Financial ( TCB) downgraded at FBR from Market Perform to Underperform, FBR Capital Markets said. Valuation call, based on a $10 price target.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESApple ( AAPL) estimates, target boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares of AAPL now seen reaching $720, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also increased, given continued growth momentum. Overweight rating. Adtran ( ADTN) numbers cut at UBS. Shares of ADTN now seen reaching $37, according to UBS. Estimates also lowered due to slow start in 2012. Buy rating. American Electric Power ( AEP) target raised at Jefferies. Shares of AEP now seen reaching $43, Jefferies said. Shares are attractive on a p/e basis. Buy rating.
Allstate ( ALL) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of ALL now seen reaching $37, according to UBS. Estimates also increased on several near term catalysts. Buy rating. Altera ( ALTR) added to Conviction Buy List at Goldman. Carrier CapEx spending should improve by the middle of the year. Anadarko Petroleum ( APC) estimates lowered at UBS through 2013, UBS said. Upbeat meating, but weak market reaction. Buy rating and $110 price target. Anadarko Petroleum estimates increased at Citigroup through 2013, Citigroup said. 2012 outlook largely as expected. Buy rating and $115 price target. American Express ( AXP) numbers upped at Guggenheim. AXP estimates were boosted through 2013, Guggenheim said. Share buyback should add to earnings. Buy rating and new $63 price target. Covidien ( COV) target raised at Jefferies to $61, Jefferies said. New product story supports continued growth. Buy rating. Chevron ( CVX) estimates reduced at Credit Suisse through 2015, Credit Suisse said. Company will likely buy back less stock and spend more on CapEx. Outperform rating and $130 price target. Discover Financial ( DFS) numbers raised at Guggenheim. Shares of DFS now seen reaching $37, according to Guggenheim. Estimates also increased, as the company plans to repurchase more stock. Buy rating. EMC ( EMC) cut from Conviction Buy List at Goldman Sachs. Valuation call, based on a new $33 price target. Francesca's Holding ( FRAN) target raised at Jefferies to $35, Jefferies said. Fabulous quarter and it keeps getting better. Buy rating. GrafTech International ( GTI) numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of GTI now seen reaching $18, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on reduced volume assumptions. Buy rating. HollyFrontier ( HFC) target raised at Oppenheimer to $45. Outlook improved. Outperform rating. Jarden ( JAH) numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of JAH now seen reaching $50, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on impact of recent buyback. Outperform rating. Owens Corning ( OC) numbers boosted at Keybanc. Shares of OC now seen reaching $45, according to Keybanc. Estimates also upped, given international growth and leverage to the U.S. housing recovery. Buy rating. Plantronics ( PLT) estimates, target increased at Sterne Agee. PLT estimates were raised through 2014, Sterne Agee said. Company is looking to repurchase more stock. Neutral rating and new $44 price target.
Ross Stores ( ROST) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of ROST now seen reaching $60, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on expectations of solid fourth quarter. Hold rating. Sprint Nextel ( S) numbers boosted at Guggenheim. Shares of S now seen reaching $3, according to Guggenheim. Multiple overhangs have been removed from the stock. Neutral rating. TCF Financial ( TCB) numbers increased at Morgan Stanley. TCB estimates were raised through 2014, Morgan Stanley said. Balance sheet changes are helping earnings. Equal-weight rating and new $13 price target. >To submit a news tip, email: email@example.com.
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