Upgrades & Downgrades

Format: 2015-09-03
Format: 02:56

Change in Ratings

Bullish
Boston Scientific upgraded at JMP
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:46 AM EST

BSX was upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform, JMP Securities said. $9 price target. Company is on the cusp of a multi-year growth period.

Bearish
Cinemark downgraded at JP Morgan
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:28 AM EST

CNK was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. $30 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 53% year-to-date.

Deckers Outdoor upgraded at Sterne Agee
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:00 AM EST

DECK was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Sterne Agee said. $65 price target. Business can turn by the second half of 2013. 

Dell upgraded at Goldman
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:04 AM EST

DELL was upgraded from Sell to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. $13 price target. Solid cash position should help place a floor on the stock. 

Bearish
Edison International downgraded at Bernstein
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:49 AM EST

EIX was downgraded to Market Perform, Bernstein Research said. Valuation call, based on a $50 price target. Company faces potential growth headwinds.

Bullish
Eaton Vance upgraded at Goldman Sachs
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:09 AM EST

EV was upgraded to Neutral from Sell, Goldman Sachs said. $29.50 price target. Better flow outlook, but valuation still stretched. 

Finisar upgraded at Needham
Dec 03, 2012 | 6:46 AM EST

FNSR was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Needham said. $18 price target. Service provider spending should increase over the coming quarters for the company's new products. 

 

Bullish
International Game upgraded at Deutsche
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:51 AM EST

IGT was upgraded from Hold to Buy, Deutsche Bank said. $19 price target. Worst operating trends are likely behind the company. 

Bearish
Janus Capital Group downgraded at Goldman Sachs
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:06 AM EST

JNS was downgraded to Sell from Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. $7 price target. Tougher flow outlook not priced in. 

Lululemon rated new Buy at Canaccord
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:24 AM EST

LULU was initiated with a Buy rating, Canaccord Genuity said. $91 price target. Company is evolving beyond its athletic roots. 

 

Bearish
Occidental Petroleum downgraded at Deutsche
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:54 AM EST

OXY was downgraded from Buy to Hold, Deutsche Bank said. $80 price target. 

Bearish
PartnerRe downgraded at UBS
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:59 AM EST

PRE was downgraded to Neutral from Buy, UBS said. $84 price target. Valuation call. 

Bankrate downgraded at Canaccord
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:02 AM EST

RATE was downgraded to Hold, Canaccord Genuity said. $14 price target. Company faces tough comps. 

Bearish
Regal Entertainment downgraded at JP Morgan
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:27 AM EST

RGC was downgraded from Overweight to Neutral, JP Morgan said. Valuation call, as the stock is up 39% year-to-date. $17 price target. 

Research in Motion downgraded at Canaccord
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:25 AM EST

RIMM was downgraded to Sell, Canaccord Genuity said. Valuation call, based on a $10 price target. Core fundamentals remain soft. 

Teva Pharmaceuticals downgraded at UBS
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:03 AM EST

TEVA was downgraded to Neutral from Buy, UBS said. $41 price target. Company's transition will take time. 

Bullish
Verizon upgraded at Nomura
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:14 AM EST

VZ was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Nomura said. $50 price target. Company has superior execution and can continue to grow. 

Bullish
Williams-Sonoma upgraded at Morgan Stanley
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:13 AM EST

WSM was upgraded from Equal-weight to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $54 price target. Business is improving and the company can post double-digit annual growth over the next few years. 

Bearish
Woodward downgraded at Drexel
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:08 AM EST

WWD was downgraded to Hold, Drexel Hamilton said. Valuation call. 

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Bullish
Albemarle target raised at Jefferies
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:33 AM EST

Shares of ALB now seen reaching $77, Jefferies said. Improvements in end markets. Buy rating.

Bullish
Ametek numbers raised at Jefferies
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:34 AM EST

Shares of AME now seen reaching $44, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised 2013 productivity goal large. Buy rating.

Bearish
FedEx numbers lowered at Citigroup
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:54 AM EST

Shares of FDX now seen reaching $103, Citigroup said. Estimates also lowered as express ehadwinds persist. Buy rating. 

Bearish
Huntsman estimates lowered at UBS
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:57 AM EST

HUN estimates lowered through 2013, UBS said. Softer 4Q expected by company. Buy rating and $16 price target. 

Teva estimates, target reduced at Credit Suisse
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:18 AM EST

Shares of TEVA now seen reaching $50, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, given the company's new guidance. Outperform rating. 

Thoratec added to Conviction Buy List at Goldman
Dec 03, 2012 | 8:11 AM EST

THOR was placed on the Conviction Buy list, according to Goldman Sachs. Estimates also boosted, as the company can gain market share. $48 price target.

Bullish
Toll Brothers target raised at Citigroup
Dec 03, 2012 | 7:51 AM EST

TOL price target increased to $34 to reflect peer multiple expansion, Citigroup said. Neutral rating. 

Economics

Update
PMI
Dec 03, 2012 | 6:15 AM EST

8:58am: Markit US PMI Final, Nov. est. 51.7 (prior 51.4)

Update
ISM Mfg.
Dec 03, 2012 | 6:17 AM EST

10am: ISM Manufacturing, Nov. est. 51.5 (prior 51.7)

Update
Construction Spending
Dec 03, 2012 | 6:18 AM EST

10am: Construction Spending, Oct. est. 0.5% (prior 0.6%)

Meetings

Update
DOW Investor Mtg.
Dec 03, 2012 | 6:48 AM EST

The Dow Chemical Company 2012 Investor Forum - 2PM 

Update
Dahlman Oil Conf.
Dec 03, 2012 | 6:50 AM EST

Dahlman Rose Ultimate Oil Service and E&P Conference (Day 1 of 2) - 12/03/12 - 12/04/12 New York, NY

Columnist Conversations

Been having very interesting exchanges on Twitter (started last night) about McDonald's -- some with folks at ...
Nice to have a solid day in the market after yesterday big decline especially a rally that held its strength i...
In mid July WHR held key support near the $160.00 area after blowing out support near its 200 day moving ...
Will a 250,000 print on the jobs data on Friday seal the deal for the Fed and allow them to liftoff on rates c...

REAL MONEY'S BEST IDEAS

News Breaks

Powered by

BROKERAGE PARTNERS

Except as otherwise indicated, quotes are delayed. Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes for all exchanges. Market Data provided by Interactive Data. Company fundamental data provided by Morningstar. Earnings and ratings provided by Zacks. Mutual fund data provided by Valueline. ETF data provided by Lipper. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions.


TheStreet Ratings updates stock ratings daily. However, if no rating change occurs, the data on this page does not update. The data does update after 90 days if no rating change occurs within that time period.

IDC calculates the Market Cap for the basic symbol to include common shares only. Year-to-date mutual fund returns are calculated on a monthly basis by Value Line and posted mid-month.