NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
Crocs was downgraded at Wedbush to neutral, because performance projections have been fully priced-in, Wedbush said. Although second-quarter results will likely be in line with management's guidance, the opportunity for near-term reward has contracted, Wedbush said.
Cognizant was upgraded at Goldman Sachs to buy. $90 price target. Immigration risk is fading and the company can deliver solid growth, Goldman said.
Dick's Sporting Goods was upgraded at Morgan Stanley to overweight, based on enhanced fiscal 2014 estimates. DKS has underperformed the consumer discretionary sector despite strong fundamentals and trading at a discount, Morgan Stanley said.
Honeywell was downgraded at Nomura to neutral. Valuation call, based on an $88 price target, Nomura said.
H&R Block was downgraded at BTIG to neutral from buy. Valuation call, as the stock exceeded the previous $31 price target, BTIG said.
Juniper was downgraded at Jefferies to hold from buy. Valuation call, based on a $21.25 price target, Jefferies said.
Nokia was downgraded at Oppenheimer to underperform from perform. Smartphone competition appears to be reaccelerating, Oppenheimer said.
Stock Comments/EPS Changes
Assured Guaranty estimates were cut at UBS. Earnings estimates were reduced given the company's exposure to Detroit, said UBS. Price target is $28.
Baker Hughes earnings estimates were cut at UBS. Estimates were reduced on the miss in Latin America, said UBS. Price target is $50.
City National estimates were raised at UBS. Wealth-management strength and loan growth, UBS said. Price target is $74.
Federated Investors estimates were reduced at Citigroup. Estimates were cut to reflect deeper money market fee waivers and weak FI flows, Citi said. Price target upped to $34.
Honeywell numbers were raised at UBS. Earnings estimates were raised given new guidance, said UBS. Price target goes to $82.
State Street estimates were reduced at Citigroup. 2014 earnings estimates were reduced given fewer buybacks, said Citigroup. Price target is $79.
North Star Realty was initiated with a buy rating and $13 price target at UBS. The company will benefit as securitization markets and commercial loan demand improve, UBS said.
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