Analysts' Actions: BA ORCL TGT DNKN HRB


Access Midstream ACMP upgraded at UBS to Buy from Neutral, UBS said. $39 price target. Reassessing risk/reward.

CR Bard BCR rated new Outperform at JMP. $118 price target. Upcoming Gore settlement should be a near-term catalyst.

The Chubb Corporation CB downgraded at Morgan Stanley to Equal-weight from Overweight, Morgan Stanley said. Low yields constrain investment income growth.

Dunkin Brands DNKN upgraded at Miller Tabak from Hold to Buy, Miller Tabak said. $38 price target. Company should see higher sales in the coming quarters.

Energen EGN rated new Buy at Wunderlich. $56 price target. Permian basin should drive near-term growth.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber GT upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Hartford Financial HIG rated new Buy at MKM. $28 price target. Company is on the path toward higher returns.

H&R Block HRB downgraded at Compass Point from Buy to Neutral, Compass Point said. Valuation call, based on a $19.50 price target.

Jacobs Engineering JEC upgraded to buy at TheStreet Ratings.

Jarden JAH rated new Overweight at JP Morgan. $62 price target. Company can expand margins and generate double-digit earnings growth.

Medivation MDVN rated new Neutral at UBS. $59 price target. Xtandi should drive conversion to profitability, but peak expectations high.

ONYX Pharmaceutical ONXX rated new Buy at UBS. $97 price target. Well positioned in oncology.

PDC Energy PDCE downgraded at Canaccord Genuity to Hold from Buy, Canaccord Genuity said. $34 price target. Utica prospect severely overbought.

Quanta Services PWR rated new Buy at UBS. $32 price target. A healthy pipeline of opportunities.

Target TGT rated new Hold at Stifel. New initiatives may take time to grab hold.

Western Digital WDC upgraded at Craig Hallum to Buy from Hold, Craig Hallum said. $54 price target. Estimate cuts in the near term have subsided.


Boeing BA added to Priority Stock List at Wells. Company can return significant capital to shareholders over the next few years.

Baker Hughes BHI numbers cut at Guggenheim. Shares of BHI now seen reaching $48, according to Guggenheim. Estimates also reduced, given the company's new guidance. Neutral rating.

Oracle ORCL numbers raised at Jefferies. Shares of ORCL now seen reaching $35, Jefferies said. Estimates also raised on quarter beat. Hold rating.

Oracle numbers raised at Oppenheimer. Shares of ORCL now seen reaching $37, Oppenheimer said. Estimates also raised on positive quarterly results. Outperform rating.

Oracle price target raised at Lazard. ORCL price target raised to $41, Lazard said. Solid F2Q13 results that beat expectations. Buy rating.

Seagate Technology STX upgraded at Craig Hallum to Buy from Hold, Craig Hallum said. $40 price target. Near term estimate cuts have subsided and inventory correction appears done.

VeriSign VRSN added to Priority Stock List at Wells Fargo. $44 to $47 price target. Attractive risk reward.

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