Nuvasive ( NUVA) was upgraded at BMO Capital to market perform from underperform. $25 price target. End-market appears stable, BMO Capital said. Nuvasive was downgraded at Goldman Sachs to sell from neutral. $22 price target. Estimates were also cut, as the company is facing reimbursement headwinds, Goldman said. Realpage ( RP) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. TC Pipelines ( TCP) was upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings. Thoratec ( THOR) was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to buy. $46 price target. Company is facing less near-term competition, and reimbursement rates are improving, Goldman said.
Total System Services ( TSS) was upgraded at JMP Securities to outperform from market perform. $35 price target. Card metrics are improving, and the company's guidance should prove conservative, JMP Securities said. Texas Roadhouse ( TXRH) was upgraded at Miller Tabak to buy from hold. $31 price target. Company is gaining market share, Miller Tabak said. Waters ( WAT) was downgraded at Mizuho to neutral from buy. $110 price target. See near-term choppiness in the pharmaceutical and diagnostic markets, following recent surveys, Mizuho said.
Stock Comments / EPS Changes
Caterpillar ( CAT) estimates, target were reduced at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $94. Estimates were also increased, given a lack of visibility in the mining sector, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating. Carnival ( CCL) estimates, price target were cut at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $30. Estimates also reduced, given industry pricing pressure, Credit Suisse said. Michael Kors ( KORS) numbers were increased at Morgan Stanley. Estimates were raised through 2016. Conducted robust channel checks, Morgan Stanley said. Overweight rating and new $83 price target. Wells Fargo ( WFC) numbers were increased at Morgan Stanley. Estimates were boosted through 2015. Company is seeing better credit results and a stronger capital return, Morgan Stanley said. Equal-weight rating and new $48 price target. Wells Fargo numbers were cut at BMO Capital. Shares are now seen reaching $46. Estimates were also reduced, given lower earnings quality, BMO Capital said. Market Perform rating. Wells Fargo numbers were lowered at Jefferies. Shares are now seen reaching $47. Estimates also lowered on greater net interest margin compression and higher expense starting point, Jefferies said. Buy rating. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow TheStreet on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.