NEW YORK (TheStreet
) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
Alexander & Baldwin
ALEX downgraded at Wells from Market Perform to Underperform, Wells Fargo said. Valuation call, as the stock is up more than 30% over the past week.
AMTD downgraded at Goldman from Neutral to Sell, Goldman Sachs said. $15 price target. Retail trading remains soft and consensus expectations could prove optimistic.
Cabot Oil & Gas
COG upgraded at Goldman from Neutral to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. Company should benefit from higher natural gas prices down the road.
CRTX downgraded to sell at TheStreet Ratings.
DLTR downgraded at Morgan Stanley from Equal-weight to Underweight, Morgan Stanley said. Valuation call, based on a $45 price target.
DSW rated new Hold at Canaccord. $62 price target. Company faces near-term earnings risks.
EQIX rated new Buy at Deutsche. $225 price target. Company should benefit from more outsourcing for data centers.
GRMN downgraded to hold at TheStreet Ratings.
LNCR downgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $41.50 price target. Competing bids to Linde's $41.50 offer unlikely.
LRCX downgraded at CLSA from Buy to Outperform, Credit Agricole said. $44 price target. Company could face higher costs and lower NAND spending.
MA downgraded at UBS to Sell from Neutral, UBS said. $403 price target. Slowing growth and unfavorable risk/reward.
NTRS upgraded at Goldman from Neutral to Buy, Goldman Sachs said. $53 price target. Estimates also boosted, as the company has stable revenue and can expand margins.
NY Community Bancorp
NYB downgraded at Credit Suisse from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. $14 price target. Estimates also cut, given lower expected margins and increased competition.
SAM downgraded at UBS to Sell from Neutral, UBS said. $103 price target. Topline trends may slow.
SIRO upgraded at Baird from Neutral to Outperform, Robert Baird said. $53 price target. Company faces tough sales comps and is leveraged to Europe.
STT downgraded at Goldman to Neutral, Goldman Sachs said. Estimates also cut, given lower sales expectations.
SWI downgraded at FBR from Outperform to Market Perform, FBR Capital Markets said. $47 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up more than 50% year-to-date.
SYT downgraded at Jefferies to Hold from Buy, Jefferies said. $73 price target. Lack of near-term positive catalysts.
TCBI downgraded at DA Davidson from Buy to Neutral, DA Davidson said. $46 price target. Valuation call, as the stock is up 35% year-to-date.
V downgraded at UBS to Sell from Neutral, UBS said. $113 price target. Slowing growth and unfavorable risk/reward.
VOLC rated new Outperform at Credit Suisse. $36 price target. Company has a solid growth profile and is a potential takeover target.
WTFC downgraded at Oppenheimer to Perform from Outperform, Oppenheimer said. $36.00 price target. Drop in US Treasury rates.
WY upgraded at Citigroup to Buy from Neutral, Citigroup said. $28 price target. 2H lumber prices will be stronger than expected.
STOCK COMMENTS / EPS CHANGES
Abercrombie & Fitch
ANF numbers lowered at Piper.
Shares of ANF now seen reaching $50, according to Piper Jaffray. Estimates also cut, given the company's exposure to Europe. Overweight rating.
APKT numbers lowered at Jefferies.
Shares of APKT now seen reaching $17, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on negative pre-announcement. Hold rating.
APKT numbers cut at Credit Suisse.
Shares of APKT now seen reaching $36, according to Credit Suisse. Estimates also reduced, given continued weakness with domestic carriers. Outperform rating.
BX numbers lowered at Jefferies.
Shares of BX now seen reaching $17, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on challenging equity markets. Buy rating.
JCI numbers lowered at Jefferies.
Shares of JCI now seen reaching $28, Jefferies said. Estimates also lowered on European worries. Hold rating.
WRC estimates, target cut at Piper.
Shares of WRC now seen reaching $48, according to Piper Jaffray. Estimates also reduced, given the company's exposure to southern Europe. Neutral rating.
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