Upgrades & Downgrades

Format: 2015-11-27
Format: 18:07

Change in Ratings

Ameren upgraded at Morgan Stanley
Dec 21, 2012 | 8:02 AM EST

AEE was upgraded to Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. $37.50 price target. Exiting the merchant generation business will help earnings. 

Big Lots rated new Buy at Citigroup
Dec 21, 2012 | 8:02 AM EST

BIG was initiated with a Buy rating, Citigroup said. $36 price target. Canada turnaround tacking above plan. 

Discover downgraded at FBR
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:10 AM EST

DFS was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform, FBR Capital Markets said. $42 price target. Company is facing rising operating costs. 


Brinker upgraded at Sterne Agee
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:55 AM EST

EAT was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Sterne Agee said. $36 price target. Channel checks suggest better sales visibility. 

F5 Networks rated new Outperform at FBR
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:12 AM EST

FFIV was initiated with an Outperform rating, FBR Capital Markets said. $120 price target. Fears of competition have been overblown for the time being. 


Harman rated new Neutral at Guggenheim
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:51 AM EST

HAR was initiated with a Neutral rating, Guggenheim said. $46 price target. Company will likely continue to experience volatility in Europe. 

IBM rated new Buy at Topeka
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:56 AM EST

Coverage of IBM was started with a Buy rating, Topeka Capital said. $245 price target. Company is leveraged to emerging market trends. 

Nike downgraded at Janney
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:08 AM EST

NKE was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Janney Montgomery said. Valuation call, based on a fair value of $110. 


Verifone rated new Sector Perform at Pacific Crest
Dec 21, 2012 | 8:20 AM EST

PAY was initiated with a Sector Perform rating, Pacific Crest said. Company will struggle to receive a higher earnings multiple. 

Research in Motion downgraded at Paradigm
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:53 AM EST

RIMM was downgraded to Hold, Paradigm Capital said. $14.50 price target. Company is likely to see lower services revenue. 

Stock Comments / EPS Changes

Cigna numbers cut at BMO
Dec 21, 2012 | 8:08 AM EST

Shares of CI now seen reaching $64, BMO said. Estimates also lowered to reflect impact of run off reinsurance business. Outperform rating. 

Discover Financial Services numbers lowered at Citigroup
Dec 21, 2012 | 8:04 AM EST

Shares of DFS now seen reaching $43, Citigroup said. Estimates also lowered on reserve build loan growth miss. Neutral rating. 

Darden estimates, target reduced at Credit Suisse
Dec 21, 2012 | 8:07 AM EST

Shares of DRI now seen reaching $48, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also cut, as the company is realizing lower margins. Neutral rating. 

Mohawk Industries price target raised at UBS
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:57 AM EST

MHK price target increased to $105, UBS said. Significant upside persists. Buy rating. 

Nike price target raised at UBS
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:52 AM EST

NKE price target increased to $115, UBS said. Stage set for accelerating EPS growth. Buy rating. 

PNC Financial numbers cut at Credit Suisse
Dec 21, 2012 | 8:05 AM EST

Shares of PNC now seen reaching $66, according to Credit Suisse said. Company is facing net interest margin pressure. Neutral rating. 

Research In Motion target cut at Canaccord
Dec 21, 2012 | 8:06 AM EST

RIMM price target lowered to $9, Canaccord said. BB10 migration adversely imapcts services. Sell rating. 


Chicago Fed
Dec 21, 2012 | 6:56 AM EST

 8:30am: Chicago Fed Nat Activity Index, Nov. (prior -0.56)

Personal Income
Dec 21, 2012 | 6:57 AM EST

8:30am: Personal Income, Nov., est. 0.3% (prior 0.0%)

Personal Spending
Dec 21, 2012 | 6:57 AM EST

8:30am: Personal Spending, Nov., est. 0.4% (prior -0.2%)

PCE Deflator
Dec 21, 2012 | 6:58 AM EST

8:30am: PCE Deflator M/m, Nov., est. -0.1% (prior 0.1%)

Durable Goods Orders
Dec 21, 2012 | 6:59 AM EST

8:30am: Durable Goods Orders, Nov., est. 0.3% (prior 0.0%,

    revised 0.5%)

U of Mich. Consumer Confidence
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:00 AM EST

9:55am: U. of Michigan Confidence, Dec. final, est. 75.0

    (prior 74.5)

KC Fed Mfg.
Dec 21, 2012 | 7:01 AM EST

11am: Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity, Dec. est. -5

    (prior -6)

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