NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS Access Midstream ( ACMP) upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $39 price target. Reassessing risk/reward. CR Bard ( BCR) rated new Outperform at JMP. $118 price target. Upcoming Gore settlement should be a near-term catalyst. The Chubb Corporation ( CB) downgraded at Morgan Stanley to Equal-weight from Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. Low yields constrain investment income growth. Dunkin Brands ( DNKN) upgraded at Miller Tabak from Hold to Buy, Miller Tabak said. $38 price target. Company should see higher sales in the coming quarters. Energen ( EGN) rated new Buy at Wunderlich. $56 price target. Permian basin should drive near-term growth. Goodyear Tire & Rubber ( GT) upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings. Hartford Financial ( HIG) rated new Buy at MKM. $28 price target. Company is on the path toward higher returns. H&R Block ( HRB) downgraded at Compass Point from Buy to Neutral, Compass Point said. Valuation call, based on a $19.50 price target. Jacobs Engineering ( JEC) upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. Jarden ( JAH) rated new Overweight at JP Morgan. $62 price target. Company can expand margins and generate double-digit earnings growth. Medivation ( MDVN) rated new Neutral at UBS. $59 price target. Xtandi should drive conversion to profitability, but peak expectations high. ONYX Pharmaceutical ( ONXX) rated new Buy at UBS. $97 price target. Well positioned in oncology. PDC Energy ( PDCE) downgraded at Canaccord Genuity to Hold from Buy, Canaccord Genuity said. $34 price target. Utica prospect severely overbought. Quanta Services ( PWR) rated new Buy at UBS. $32 price target. A healthy pipeline of opportunities. Target ( TGT) rated new Hold at Stifel. New initiatives may take time to grab hold. Western Digital ( WDC) upgraded at Craig Hallum to Buy from Hold, Craig Hallum said. $54 price target. Estimate cuts in the near term have subsided.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESBoeing ( BA) added to Priority Stock List at Wells. Company can return significant capital to shareholders over the next few years. Baker Hughes ( BHI) numbers cut at Guggenheim. Shares of BHI now seen reaching $48, according to Guggenheim. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Neutral rating. Oracle ( ORCL) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of ORCL now seen reaching $35, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on quarter beat. Hold rating.
Oracle numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of ORCL now seen reaching $37, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on positive quarterly results. Outperform rating. Oracle price target raised at Lazard. ORCL price target raised to $41, Lazard said. Solid F2Q13 results that beat expectations. Buy rating. Seagate Technology ( STX) upgraded at Craig Hallum to Buy from Hold, Craig Hallum said. $40 price target. Near term estimate cuts have subsided and inventory correction appears done. VeriSign ( VRSN) added to Priority Stock List at Wells Fargo. $44 to $47 price target. Attractive risk reward.