Analysts' Actions: AEO CHS HDS KOS VOLC


American Eagle ( AEO) was downgraded at Janney Montgomery to neutral from buy. Entire sector is facing headwinds, Janney Montgomery said. Fair value is at $16.

American Eagle was downgraded at B. Riley to neutral from buy. $17.50 price target. Company announced a sizable shortfall, B. Riley said.

Cablevision ( CVC) was upgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Cardtronics ( CATM) was downgraded at Compass Point to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a $36 price target, Compass Point said.

CDW ( CDW) was initiated with an overweight rating at J.P. Morgan. $26 price target. Company can deliver above-trend growth and can exceed near-term expectations, J.P. Morgan said.

Cullen/Frost Bankers ( CFR) was downgraded at Sterne Agee to underperform from neutral. Price target is $61.50. Premium valuation is no longer warranted due to underwhelming loan growth and flat sequential revenue growth, Sterne Agee said.

Chico's FAS ( CHS) was downgraded at Janney Montgomery to neutral from buy. Firm could face multiple contraction, as a weak consumer could limit earnings upside, Janney Montgomery said.

Entravision ( EVC) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

First Financial Bankshares ( FFIN) was downgraded at Sterne Agee to underperform from neutral. There is excess capital not being deployed and an extreme valuation of 23x FY14E, Sterne Agee said. Price target is $55.

HD Supply ( HDS) was initiated with an outperform rating at Robert Baird. $28 price target. Company is a market leader in its four core businesses, Baird said.

HD Supply was initiated with a buy rating and $27 price target at UBS. The medium-term cyclical exposure and margin expansion opportunity are attractive, UBS said.

International Business Machines ( IBM) was downgraded at Credit Suisse to underperform from neutral. $175 price target. Deteriorating free cash flow and less effective software mix, said Credit Suisse.

Kosmos Energy ( KOS) was downgraded at Citigroup to neutral from buy. A lack of meaningful catalysts in the next year, said Citigroup. Price target goes to $12.

Portland General ( POR) was downgraded at DA Davidson to neutral from buy. Valuation call, based on a new $33 price target, DA Davidson said.

Sirona Dental Systems ( SIRO) was upgraded at Barrington Research to outperform from market perform. Price target is $82. Valuation is favorable given growth opportunities in the U.S. and Germany, Barrington Research said.

Volcano ( VOLC) was upgraded at Canaccord Genuity to buy. $26 price target. Company is seeing improving sales trends and can expand margins, Canaccord Genuity said.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

American Eagle numbers were cut at UBS. Estimates were reduced given weak performance in women's and slow mall traffic, said UBS. Price target goes to $18.

Cablevision Systems ( CVC) numbers were raised at Deutsche Bank. Earnings estimates were raised on stabilized EBITDA, modest FCF generation and unexpected ARPU growth, said Deutsche Bank. Price target was increased to $17. Hold rating.

DSW ( DSW) estimates, price target were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $86. Estimates were also increased, as earnings growth is accelerating, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.

Tyson Foods ( TSN) numbers were increased at Credit Suisse through 2014. Company boosted its guidance, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating and new $30 price target.

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