STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESAccenture ( ACN) target raised at Jefferies to $63, Jefferies said. Strong outsourcing results continue. Hold rating. Accenture numbers raised at Citigroup. Shares of ACN now seen reaching $73, according to Citigroup. Estimates also increased on strong quarter and unwarranted demand concern. Buy rating. Accenture estimates, target raised at Morgan Stanley. Shares of ACN now seen reaching $75, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also increased, as the company is gaining market share. Overweight rating.
Baker Hughes ( BHI) numbers cut at UBS. Shares of BHI now seen reaching $60, according to UBS. Estimates also lowered on lower utilization, costs, and pricing. Buy rating.Baker Hughes numbers cut at Credit Suisse. Shares of BHI now seen reaching $56, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Outperform rating. Cerner ( CERN) price target raised at UBS to $80, UBS said. Strong 2011 bookings and continued tailwinds from HITECH. Neutral rating. Dollar General ( DG) numbers upped at BMO. DG estimates were boosted through 2013, BMO Capital said. Company is buying back more stock. Outperform rating and new $55 price target. Foot Locker ( FL) numbers increased at BofA/Merrill. FL estimates were raised through 2014, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Estimates also raised, given higher retail shoe demand. Buy rating and new $40 price target. Fortinet ( FTNT) target raised at UBS to $27, UBS said. Expect tailwind from SNWL/Dell deal. Neutral rating. IBM ( IBM) estimates, target increased at UBS. Shares of IBM now seen reaching $203, according to UBS. Estimates also increased as ACN results suggest strong demand trends in IT services. Neutral rating. IHS ( IHS) estimates, target boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares of IHS now seen reaching $100, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also upped, given better subscription and deferred revenue trends. Outperform rating. Micron ( MU) estimates reduced at Sterne Agee through 2013, Sterne Agee said. Wireless and flash businesses are hurting margins. Buy rating and $11 price target. Nike ( NKE) estimates, target raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of NKE now seen reaching $117, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, given higher futures orders. Neutral rating. Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of SBUX now seen reaching $62, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on lower coffee costs. Buy rating. United Technology ( UTX) target raised at Jefferies to $96, Jefferies said. Restructuring benefit and debt paydown notable. Buy rating. Western Digital ( WDC) estimates increased at Morgan Stanley through 2014, Morgan Stanley said. HGST merger should boost margins. Equal-weight rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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