STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGESAvon Products ( AVP) numbers raised at BofA/Merrill. Shares of AVP now seen reaching $24, according to Bank of America/Merrill Lynch. Estimates also increased, as higher sales is driving margin growth. Buy rating. Comcast ( CMCSA) target raised at Citigroup to 45.50, Citigroup said. NBCU deal a fair price and accretive. Buy rating. Cooper Companies ( COO) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of COO now seen reaching $100, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on shift in the CIBA royalty agreement. Hold rating. Hercules Offshore ( HERO) numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of HERO now seen reaching $8, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on solid domestic jack-up rates. Hold rating. Level 3 Communications ( LVLT) numbers cut at Canaccord. Shares of LVLT now seen reaching $16, according to Canaccord Genuity. Estimates also reduced, given macro headwinds. Hold rating. Rackspace ( RAX) estimates, target cut at JMP. RAX estimates were reduced through 2014, JMP Securities said. Company is seeing lower sales. Outperform rating and new $78 price target. Royal Dutch Shell ( RDS) target lowered at Oppenheimer to $80, Oppenheimer said. Weak unconventional results take down earnings. Outperform rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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