Analysts' Actions: APA GHL QCOR TUP


Apache ( APA) was downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.

Greenhill ( GHL) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Questcor ( QCOR) was upgraded at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch to buy from neutral. $80 price target. Acthar sales are driving growth, BofA/Merrill said.

Tupperware ( TUP) was downgraded at BMO Capital to market perform from outperform. Valuation call, based on a $91 price target, BMO Capital said.

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Apple ( AAPL) numbers were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were raised to reflect the higher-than-expected price for the 5C iPhone and better margins, said UBS. Price target was raised to $560.

Analog Devices ( ADI) numbers were upped at BMO Capital Markets. Company is realizing higher margins and paying a lower tax rate, BMO Capital Markets said. Market perform rating and new $47 price target.

Bank of America ( BAC) numbers were raised at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $14. Estimates were also increased, as the company is cutting costs in the mortgage business, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.

Best Buy ( BBY) numbers were increased at Jefferies through 2014. Company is seeing higher sales and realizing better margins, Jefferies said. Buy rating and new $40 price target.

Broadcom ( BRCM) was cut from the Top Picks List at FBR Capital Markets. Company is losing market share, FBR Capital Markets said. Price target was also cut to $32.

Dick's Sporting Goods ( DKS) numbers were cut at Citigroup. Estimates were reduced to reflect the second-quarter miss and lowered guidance, said Citigroup. Price target was cut to $54.

Home Depot ( HD) estimates were raised at Citigroup. Earnings estimates were increased based on an improving housing market and solid execution, Citi said. Price target is $90.

Home Depot numbers were boosted at BMO Capital Markets. Shares are now seen reaching $82. Company is seeing higher comp sales and buying back more stock, BMO Capital Markets said. Market Perform rating.

Hewlett-Packard ( HPQ) numbers were raised at BMO Capital. Shares are now seen reaching $30. Estimates were also increased, as the company has multiple levers to drive operating performance, BMO Capital said. Market Perform rating.

TJX ( TJX) estimates, price target were increased at BMO Capital. Estimates were raised through 2014. Company has solid brand equity and growth potential, BMO Capital said. Market Perform rating and new $52 price target.

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