Upgrades & Downgrades

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Change in Ratings

Bearish
Alpha Natural downgraded at Brean
May 04, 2012 | 7:45 AM EDT

ANR was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Brean Murray said. Valuation call, based on met coal price expectations. 

Bearish
Progressive Waste downgraded at Credit Suisse
May 04, 2012 | 8:10 AM EDT

BIN was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. Northeast business remains challenging. $23 price target. 

Bullish
Centerpoint upgraded at BofA/Merrill
May 04, 2012 | 8:27 AM EDT

CNP was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $22 price target. Company is an attractive infrastructure play. 

Bearish
Cablevision downgraded at Miller Tabak
May 04, 2012 | 8:04 AM EDT

CVC was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Miller Tabak said. Company is generating less cash flow. $16 price target. 

Bullish
Health Net upgraded at Goldman
May 04, 2012 | 8:25 AM EDT

HNT was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. Valuation call, based on a $35 price target. 

Bullish
Huntsman rated new Buy at Keybanc
May 04, 2012 | 6:34 AM EDT

HUN was initiated with a Buy rating, Keybanc said. $20 price target. Company is leveraged to improving economic conditions in North America. 

 

Bullish
Iron Mountain upgraded at Citigroup
May 04, 2012 | 8:09 AM EDT

IRM was upgraded to Buy from Neutral, Citigroup said.  $38 price target.  Near term risk/reward attractive. 

Bearish
Mednax downgraded at BofA/Merrill
May 04, 2012 | 7:37 AM EDT

MD was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $73 price target. Growth could be slowing in the near term. 

Pegasystems downgraded at William Blair
May 04, 2012 | 7:31 AM EDT

PEGA was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, William Blair said. Earnings have become more lumpy. 

Bearish
PVH downgraded at Piper
May 04, 2012 | 7:33 AM EDT

PVH was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, Piper Jaffray said. $93 price target. Company faces international retail headwinds. 

Bullish
Transocean upgraded at Guggenheim
May 04, 2012 | 7:39 AM EDT

RIG was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Guggenheim said. Valuation call, based on a $65 price target. 

Bullish
Sempra Energy upgraded at BofA/Merrill
May 04, 2012 | 7:35 AM EDT

SRE was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. LNG liquefication can drive the next leg of growth. $71 price target. 

Bullish
Whole Foods upgraded at JP Morgan
May 04, 2012 | 7:44 AM EDT

WFM was upgraded from Neutral to Overweight, JP Morgan said. $105 price target. Estimates also boosted, given the company's solid operating momentum. 

Bullish
Walter Energy upgraded at Brean
May 04, 2012 | 7:41 AM EDT

WLT was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Brean Murray said. $81 price target. Company is growing U.S. production. 

Westport Innovations upgraded at JP Morgan
May 04, 2012 | 7:43 AM EDT

WPRT was upgraded from Underweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Valuation call, as the stock has come down 40%. 

Bullish
Weight Watchers upgraded at Auriga
May 04, 2012 | 7:46 AM EDT

WTW was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Auriga USA said. $81 price target. Stock is attractive, following an 18% decline. 

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Bullish
AIG estimates, target raised at UBS
May 04, 2012 | 7:30 AM EDT

Shares of AIG now seen reaching $34, UBS said.  Estimates also increased on solid 1Q results.  Neutral rating.

Bullish
American Tower numbers raised at Citigroup
May 04, 2012 | 8:10 AM EDT

Shares of AMT now seen reaching $76, Citigroup said.  Estimates also increased on faster revenue growth prospects.  Buy rating.

Bullish
American Tower numbers raised at UBS
May 04, 2012 | 7:33 AM EDT

Shares of AMT now seen reaching $75, UBS said.  Estimates also increased on better organic growth and acquisitions.  Buy rating.

Bearish
Alpha Natural numbers cut at Credit Suisse
May 04, 2012 | 8:14 AM EDT

Shares of ANR now seen reaching $17, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given thermal headwinds. Neutral rating. 

Bearish
Apache estimates lowered at UBS
May 04, 2012 | 7:36 AM EDT

APA estimates lowered through 2013, UBS said.  Lowered 2012 production guidance.  Buy rating and $136 price target.

Bullish
Enterprise Products Partners target raised at Oppenheimer
May 04, 2012 | 8:06 AM EDT

Shares of EPD now seen reaching $56, Oppenheimer said. NGL demand highlights impressive quarter. Outperform rating.

Bullish
Fluor estimates, target boosted at JP Morgan
May 04, 2012 | 8:05 AM EDT

Shares of FLR now seen reaching $77.50, according to JP Morgan. Estimates also upped, given higher realized bookings. Overweight rating. 

First Solar numbers cut at ThinkEquity
May 04, 2012 | 8:28 AM EDT

Shares of FSLR now seen reaching $16, according to ThinkEquity. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Sell rating. 

First Solar numbers lowered at Jefferies
May 04, 2012 | 7:59 AM EDT

Shares of FSLR now seen reaching $21, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on overly aggressive guidance raise. Hold rating.

Bearish
General Motors numbers lowered at UBS
May 04, 2012 | 7:37 AM EDT

Shares of GM now seen reaching $30, UBS said.  Estimates also lowered on cautious outlook.  Buy rating.

Bearish
General Motors numbers lowered at Jefferies
May 04, 2012 | 8:01 AM EDT

Shares of GM now seen reaching $25, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on weaker outlook in North America. Hold rating.

Bullish
Lear numbers raised at UBS
May 04, 2012 | 7:46 AM EDT

Shares of LEA now seen reaching $59, UBS said.  Estimates also increased as Q1 margins hold better than expected. 

LinkedIn estimates, target increased at JP Morgan
May 04, 2012 | 8:16 AM EDT

LNKD estimates were raised through 2013, JP Morgan said. Company continues to realize higher sales growth. Overweight rating and new $135 price target. 

Liquidity Services numbers raised at Oppenheimer
May 04, 2012 | 8:09 AM EDT

Shares of LQDT now seen reaching $72, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on acquisition pipeline upside.

Bullish
Annaly Capital Management numbers raised at Citigroup
May 04, 2012 | 8:16 AM EDT

Shares of NLY now seen reaching $15, Citigroup said.  Estimates also increased on strong Q1 results.  Neutral rating.

Bearish
Prudential numbers lowered at UBS
May 04, 2012 | 7:49 AM EDT

Shares of PRU now seen reaching $73, UBS said.  Estimates also lowered on poor Q1 results.  Buy rating.

Bullish
Transocean numbers raised at UBS
May 04, 2012 | 7:56 AM EDT

Shares of RIG now seen reaching $70, UBS said.  Estimates also increased as strong offshore fundamentals continue.  Buy rating.

Ross Stores numbers upped at Deutsche
May 04, 2012 | 8:09 AM EDT

ROST estimates were boosted through 2013, Deutsche Bank said. Company continues to post solid sales growth. Neutral rating and new $60 price target.

Sapient numbers cut at Goldman
May 04, 2012 | 8:29 AM EDT

Shares of SAPE now seen reaching $11, Goldman Sachs said.  Estimates also lowered on the lack of near term catalysts.  Neutral rating.

Bearish
Sealed Air Corp numbers lowered at Jefferies
May 04, 2012 | 8:04 AM EDT

Shares of SEE now seen reaching $22, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on slow start to the year. Buy rating.

Bullish
Scripps Networks numbers increased at Morgan Stanley
May 04, 2012 | 8:02 AM EDT

SNI estimates were raised through 2014, Morgan Stanley said. Company is seeing higher advertising growth and buying back stock. Equal-weight rating and new $58 price target. 

Bullish
Teradata estimates, target raised at Morgan Stanley
May 04, 2012 | 8:00 AM EDT

Shares of TDC now seen reaching $81, according to Morgan Stanley. Estimates also increased, as the company is seeing higher organic growth. Overweight rating. 

Bullish
Triumph Group numbers raised at Credit Suisse
May 04, 2012 | 8:12 AM EDT

Shares of TGI now seen reaching $79, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also increased, as the company is realizing higher margins. Outperform rating. 

Bullish
Visa estimates increased at Citigroup
May 04, 2012 | 8:13 AM EDT

V estimates increased through 2013 reflecting the FYQ2 beat, Citigroup said.  Neutral rating and $123 price target. 

Bearish
Warnaco estimates, target reduced at Benchmark
May 04, 2012 | 8:07 AM EDT

WRC estimates were cut through 2013, Benchmark said. Demand is slowing in Europe. Overweight rating and new $55 price target. 

Economics

Update
Nonfarm Payrolls
May 04, 2012 | 6:09 AM EDT

8:30am: Nonfarm Payrolls, Apr., est. 160k (prior 120k)

Update
Unemployment Rate
May 04, 2012 | 6:10 AM EDT

8:30am: Unemployment Rate, Apr., est. 8.2% (prior 8.2%)

Meetings

Update
AA Investor Mtg.
May 04, 2012 | 6:27 AM EDT

Alcoa Inc. Annual Shareholder Meeting - 9:30AM

Update
ITW Investor Mtg.
May 04, 2012 | 6:29 AM EDT

Illinois Tool Works Inc. Annual Shareholder Meeting - 4PM

Update
MAR Investor Mtg.
May 04, 2012 | 6:28 AM EDT

Marriott International Annual Shareholder Meeting - 10:30AM

Update
MYL Investor Mtg.
May 04, 2012 | 6:30 AM EDT

Mylan Inc. Annual Shareholder Meeting - 1:30PM

Update
OXY Investor Mtg.
May 04, 2012 | 6:29 AM EDT

Occidental Petroleum Corporation Annual Shareholder Meeting - 1:30PM

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