STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESActuant ( ATU) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of ATU now seen reaching $34, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on favorable sales and margin trends. Buy rating. Actuant estimates, target raised at BMO. Shares of ATU now seen reaching $35, according to BMO Capital. Estimates also increased, as the company is realizing higher margins. Outperform rating. Actuant estimates, target raised at UBS. Shares of ATU now seen reaching $33, according to UBS. Estimates also increased as 2Q12 saw growing momentum. Buy rating.
Check Point Software Technologies ( CHKP) target raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of CHKP now seen reaching $70, Oppenheimer said. Solid mid-quarter checks. Outperform rating.Comerica ( CMA) target raised at Oppenheimer to $38, Oppenheimer said. Commercial-focused banking model remains positioned for growth. Outperform rating. Capital One Financial ( COF) target raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of COF now seen reaching $61, Oppenheimer said. Bullish in financials. Outperform rating. Discover Financial Services ( DFS)numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of DFS now seen reaching $37, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on positive outlook. Buy rating. Discover Financial Services numbers raised at Citigroup. Shares of DFS now seen reaching $33, according to Citigroup. Estimates also increased as strong credit outlook supports continued high ROE. Neutral rating. Discover Financial numbers increased at KBW. DFS estimates were raised through 2013, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods said. Company is seeing better credit quality. Outperform rating and new $38 price target. EMC ( EMC) estimates, target boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of EMC now seen reaching $35, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, given improved earnings visibility. Outperform rating. General Mills ( GIS) estimates lowered at Jefferies through 2013, Jefferies said. Margins are still an issue. Hold rating. Halliburton ( HAL) estimates lowered at Citigroup through 2013, Citigroup said. North America margins pressured. Maintain Buy rating and $42 price target. Las Vegas Sands ( LVS) numbers raised at Morgan Stanley. Shares of LVS now seen reaching $65, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also increased, given higher Macau growth. Overweight rating. Microsoft ( MSFT) estimates, target increased at Morgan Stanley. MSFT estimates were raised through 2014, Morgan Stanley said. New Office product will help drive growth. Overweight rating and new $37 price target. Old Dominion ( ODFL) numbers upped at Keybanc. ODFL estimates were boosted through 2013, Keybanc said. Company can gain market share in the coming quarters. Buy rating and new $55 price target. Priceline.com ( PCLN) target boosted at Piper to $763, according to Piper Jaffray. Company remains leveraged to increased use of online travel booking. Overweight rating. Ralph Lauren ( RL) estimates lowered at UBS through 2012, UBS said. One-time items and seasonal shifts in the business. Maintain Buy rating and $195 price target. Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX) numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of SBUX now seen reaching $62, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on declining coffee prices. Outperform rating. Schlumberger ( SLB) estimates lowered at Citigroup through 2013, Citigroup said. North America margins pressured. Maintain Buy rating and $86 price target. >To submit a news tip, email: email@example.com.
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