STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESArch Coal ( ACI) numbers raised at Credit Suisse. Shares of ACI now seen reaching $7, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the company is cutting costs. Neutral rating. Allstate ( ALL) estimates, target cut at Credit Suisse. Shares of ALL now seen reaching $38, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given lower auto insurance results. Outperform rating. Amazon.com ( AMZN) added to Conviction Buy List at Nomura. AMZN was placed on the Conviction Buy list, according to Nomura. Company continues to deliver strong sales growth. $285 price target. Abercrombie & Fitch ( ANF) estimates lowered at Piper through 2014, Piper Jaffray said. Store checks show higher clearance activity. Equal-weight rating. AptarGroup ( ATR) estimates, target lowered at Credit Suisse. Shares of ATR now seen reaching $52, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, given exposure to Europe and slower domestic growth. Neutral rating. Concur Technologies ( CNQR) target raised at Oppenheimer to $73, Oppenheimer said. Business momentum remains strong. Outperform rating.
HollyFrontier ( HFC) numbers boosted at Morgan Stanley. Shares of HFC now seen reaching $43, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also upped, given refinery expansion opportunities. Overweight rating.Helmerich & Payne ( HP) numbers raised at UBS. Shares of HP now seen reaching $50, UBS said. Estimates also increased to reflect FQ3 beat. Neutral rating. Legg Mason ( LM) numbers lowered at Jefferies. Shares of LM now seen reaching $30, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on margin weakness. Buy rating. Legg Mason numbers cut at Citigroup. Shares of LM now seen reaching $29.50, Citigroup said. Estimates also lowered to refect reduced EPS outlook. Buy rating. Mosaic ( MOS) estimates raised at UBS through 2014, UBS said. Marking to market higher phosphate, potash prices. Buy rating and $67 price target. Merck ( MRK) target raised at UBS to $50, UBS said. Recent pipeline successes and earnings upside. Buy rating. Newell Rubbermaid ( NWL) numbers upped at BMO. NWL estimates were boosted through 2013, BMO Capital said. Company is seeing higher sales and expanding margins. Outperform rating and new $22 price target. PulteGroup ( PHM) estimates, target increased at Keybanc through 2013. Company is cutting costs and has solid land holdings. Buy rating and new $15 price target. Sprint Nextel ( S) numbers raised at Deutsche. Shares of S now seen reaching $4, according to Deutsche Bank. Estimates also increased, as the company is executing better. Hold rating. Domtar ( UFS) estimates, target reduced at Credit Suisse. Shares now seen reaching $90, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, given lower paper volumes. Outperform rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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