Monday, December 10, 2012

Analyst Ratings

Analyst Ratings


Upgrades


FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close

RBC CapitalUpgradeLON:ADNAberdeen Asset Management plc
Outperform
$5.85
N/A

Robert W. BairdUpgradeNYSE:ANFAbercrombie & FitchNeutralOutperform$48.00$55.00 18.6% Upside$46.39

Robert W. BairdUpgradeNYSE:APCAnadarko PetroleumNeutralOutperform$103.00$105.00 37.6% Upside$76.32

Sterne AgeeUpgradeNASDAQ:ATHNAthenaHealthUnderperformNeutral
$72.00 2.6% Downside$73.89

Topeka CapitalUpgradeNYSE:CASA M Castle & CoHoldBuy


$12.75

MacquarieUpgradeNASDAQ:CINFCincinnati FinancialUnderperformNeutral$36.00$39.00 3.7% Downside$40.50

JPMorgan ChaseUpgradeNASDAQ:CMTLComtech TelecomNeutralOverweight
$30.00 24.3% Upside$24.13

WunderlichUpgradeNASDAQ:CNQRConcur TechnologiesHoldBuy
$84.00 35.9% Upside$61.82

UBS AGUpgradeNASDAQ:CRRFYCARREFOUR SA S/ADRSellNeutral


$4.89

KeyBancUpgradeNYSE:CSLCarlisle CompaniesHoldBuy


$56.79

StephensUpgradeNYSE:ELXEmulexEqual WeightOverweight
$9.00 42.4% Upside$6.32

CowenUpgradeNYSE:FRXForest LaboratoriesNeutralOutperform


$35.72

Credit SuisseUpgradeNASDAQ:ISLEIsle of CapriUnderperformNeutral$5.00$5.50 10.7% Upside$4.97

Deutsche BankUpgradeNASDAQ:MDIUYMediasetHoldBuy


$5.20

CitigroupUpgradeNYSE:MDUMDU Resources GroupNeutralBuy
$29.00 39.7% Upside$20.76

KeyBancUpgradeNASDAQ:MINIMobile MiniHoldBuy
$28.00 35.5% Upside$20.66

Robert W. BairdUpgradeNYSE:NBLNoble EnergyNeutralOutperform$112.00$120.00 18.3% Upside$101.45

Global Hunter SecuritiesUpgradeNYSE:NBLNoble EnergyAccumulateBuy$106.00$115.00 13.4% Upside$101.45

Bank of AmericaUpgradeNASDAQ:PLXSPlexusUnderperformNeutral
$25.00 9.1% Upside$22.91

Credit SuisseUpgradeNYSE:QREQR Energy LPNeutralOutperform$22.00$20.00 23.1% Upside$16.25

Deutsche BankUpgradeNYSE:RHIRobert HalfHoldBuy$33.00$45.00 53.8% Upside$29.26

InvestecUpgradeLON:SNSmith & Nephew
Buy
$11.70
N/A

InvestecUpgradeNYSE:SNNSmith & Nephew plcHoldBuy


$53.45

WunderlichUpgradeNASDAQ:SWFTSwift TransportationHoldBuy


$8.87

Dahlman RoseUpgradeNASDAQ:SWFTSwift TransportationHoldBuy
$12.00 35.3% Upside$8.87

Deutsche BankUpgradeNASDAQ:TRIPTripAdvisorHoldBuy$37.00$50.00 29.6% Upside$38.59

Sterne AgeeUpgradeNYSE:UPLUltra Petroleum Corp.UnderperformNeutral


$19.75

Deutsche BankUpgradeNYSE:WBSWebster Financial CorpHoldBuy
$24.00 21.1% Upside$19.82

Downgrades


FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close

Stifel NicolausDowngradeNASDAQ:ACGLArch CapitalBuyHold


$44.73

Robert W. BairdDowngradeNYSE:APAApacheOutperformNeutral$113.00$102.00 33.3% Upside$76.51

Deutsche BankDowngradeNYSE:APAApacheBuyHold$110.00$90.00 17.6% Upside$76.51

Jefferies GroupDowngradeLON:ATKWS Atkins
Hold
$12.82
N/A

Goldman SachsDowngradeNYSE:CMECME GroupNeutralSell
$48.00 12.7% Downside$54.96

CowenDowngradeNASDAQ:CORTCorcept Therapeutics IncorporatedOutperformNeutral


$1.58

CitigroupDowngradeNYSE:FBRFibria Celulose S.A.NeutralSell$7.80$10.50 8.1% Downside$11.42

Jefferies GroupDowngradeNYSE:GTIGrafTech InternationalBuyHold$15.00$9.00 6.5% Downside$9.63

Sterne AgeeDowngradeNASDAQ:GWAYGreenway Medical TechnologiesNeutralUnderperform
$14.00 21.1% Downside$17.75

LazardDowngradeNYSE:MHPMcgraw-HillBuyHold


$56.53

Stifel NicolausDowngradeNYSE:MSWMission West PropertiesBuyHold


$9.12

Sterne AgeeDowngradeNYSE:NBLNoble EnergyBuyNeutral


$101.45

Deutsche BankDowngradeNYSE:OMCOmnicomBuyHold$58.00$52.00 4.4% Upside$49.82

Deutsche BankDowngradeNASDAQ:PCLNPricelineBuyHold


$659.10

Deutsche BankDowngradeNASDAQ:PUBGYPublicis Groupe S.A.HoldSell


$14.71

Deutsche BankDowngradeNYSE:SMSM EnergyBuyHold


$50.07

Jefferies GroupDowngradeLON:TTTUI Travel
Hold
$4.81
N/A

Deutsche BankDowngradeNASDAQ:WPPGYWPP PLCBuyHold


$69.60

Longbow ResearchDowngradeNYSE:XU.S. SteelNeutralUnderperform
$17.00 21.9% Downside$21.77

OppenheimerDowngradeNASDAQ:ZGNXZogenixOutperformPerform
$3.00 27.1% Upside$2.36

Stifel NicolausDowngradeNASDAQ:ZGNXZogenixBuyHold


$2.36

Price Target Changes


FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close

Goldman SachsBoost Price TargetNASDAQ:CSCOCisco Systems
Conviction Buy$24.00$25.00 29.3% Upside$19.34

ArgusBoost Price TargetNASDAQ:EBAYeBay
Buy$58.00$65.00 25.6% Upside$51.74

Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetNASDAQ:FCFSFirst Cash Financial Services

$48.00$56.00 15.3% Upside$48.58

FBR CapitalBoost Price TargetNYSE:FCSFairchild Semiconductor International
Outperform$16.00$17.00 25.5% Upside$13.55

NomuraBoost Price TargetNYSE:MAMasterCard


$611.00 28.3% Upside$476.09

Leerink SwannBoost Price TargetNASDAQ:PBYIPuma Biotechnology
Outperform$20.00$27.00 39.3% Upside$19.38

Benchmark Co.Lower Price TargetNASDAQ:PSMTPriceSmart
Hold$86.00$80.00 6.3% Upside$75.27

New Coverage


FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close

CowenInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:ACTGAcacia Research
Outperform


$24.89

Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNYSE:BBYBest Buy Co.BuyUnderperform
$9.00 24.9% Downside$11.99

Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageNYSE:DUKDuke Energy
Overweight


$64.32

Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNYSE:FCXFreeport McMoRan Copper and Gold
Neutral


$31.70

Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageNASDAQ:LUFKLufkin Industries
Market Perform


$57.72

Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageNASDAQ:NXSTNexstar Broadcasting
Outperform


$9.47

Deutsche BankInitiated CoverageNYSE:PWRQuanta Services
Buy


$26.02

LazardInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:RKUSRuckus Wireless
Buy


$17.60

Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageNYSE:SWNSouthwestern Energy
Underweight


$34.38

Needham & CompanyInitiated CoverageNYSE:TERTeradyne
Buy
$20.00 26.3% Upside$15.84

Ratings Reiterations


FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close

Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingNASDAQ:AAPLApple
Buy$900.00$800.00 50.0% Upside$533.25

InvestecReiterated RatingLON:AHTAshtead Group
Buy
$7.61
N/A

Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingNASDAQ:AIMCAltra Holdings
Hold


$20.10

Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNASDAQ:ALXNAlexion Pharmaceuticals
Outperform
$125.00 36.6% Upside$91.50

OppenheimerReiterated RatingNYSE:ANFAbercrombie & Fitch
Outperform


$46.39

Barclays CapitalReiterated RatingLON:ASHMAshmore Group
Equalweight
$5.93
N/A

Exane BNP ParibasReiterated RatingLON:BARCBarclays PLC
Outperform
$5.45
N/A

Benchmark Co.Reiterated RatingNASDAQ:BCORBlucora
Buy
$23.00 62.5% Upside$14.15

InvestecReiterated RatingLON:BD15Tate & Lyle
Buy
$13.62
N/A

Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingLON:BGBG Group
Outperform
$30.45
N/A

RBC CapitalReiterated RatingLON:BLTBHP Billiton
Outperform
$33.66
N/A

HSBCReiterated RatingLON:BWNGN Brown Group
Overweight
$6.73
N/A

Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingNASDAQ:CLDXCelldex Therapeutics
Buy


$5.52

Brean MurrayReiterated RatingNASDAQ:CLDXCelldex Therapeutics
Buy
$14.00 153.6% Upside$5.52

JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingLON:CNECairn Energy
Neutral
$5.13
N/A

Piper JaffrayReiterated RatingNASDAQ:DECKDeckers Outdoor
Neutral
$35.00 18.1% Downside$42.76

Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingNASDAQ:DMNDDiamond Foods
Underperform


$14.81

Barclays CapitalReiterated RatingLON:EMGMan Group
Equalweight
$1.22
N/A

Piper JaffrayReiterated RatingNASDAQ:EQIXEquinix
Overweight
$225.00 18.6% Upside$189.69

Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingNASDAQ:FCFSFirst Cash Financial Services
Buy


$48.58

Evercore PartnersReiterated RatingNASDAQ:GRPNGroupon
Underweight


$4.69

Oriel Securities LtdReiterated RatingLON:HFDHalfords Group
Buy
$6.73
N/A

Barclays CapitalReiterated RatingLON:HGGHenderson Group Plc
Underweight
$1.80
N/A

Barclays CapitalReiterated RatingLON:HLHargreaves Lansdown
Overweight
$12.82
N/A

Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingLON:HRGHogg Robinson Group
Buy
$1.44
N/A

Exane BNP ParibasReiterated RatingLON:HSBAHSBC Holdings
Outperform
$12.02
N/A

Piper JaffrayReiterated RatingNASDAQ:INVNInvensense
Overweight
$27.00 167.6% Upside$10.09

Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingLON:KAZKazakhmys
Hold
$12.58
N/A

Exane BNP ParibasReiterated RatingLON:LLOYLloyds Banking Group PLC
Outperform
$0.88
N/A

Goldman SachsReiterated RatingNASDAQ:MNSTMonster Beverage Corp
Buy
$58.00 9.9% Upside$52.78

FBR CapitalReiterated RatingNYSE:NENoble Corp
Outperform
$48.00 37.7% Upside$34.85

OppenheimerReiterated RatingNYSE:NOKNokia
Perform


$3.85

CowenReiterated RatingNYSE:OCROmnicare
Outperform


$35.52

Dahlman RoseReiterated RatingNYSE:PDHPetroLogistics LP
Buy
$16.00 31.3% Upside$12.19

Exane BNP ParibasReiterated RatingLON:RBSRoyal Bank of Scotland Group plc
Neutral
$4.81
N/A

Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingLON:RIORio Tinto
Buy
$58.66
N/A

RBC CapitalReiterated RatingLON:RSLResolution Ltd
Outperform
$4.81
N/A

Exane BNP ParibasReiterated RatingLON:SDRSchroders plc
Neutral
$24.36
N/A

Oriel Securities LtdReiterated RatingLON:SMDSDS Smith
Buy
$4.33
N/A

Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingNYSE:SONSonoco ProductsHoldHold$33.00

$29.76

Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNYSE:SONSonoco Products
Outperform
$35.00 17.6% Upside$29.76

Exane BNP ParibasReiterated RatingLON:STANStandard Chartered PLC
Neutral
$24.84
N/A

RBC CapitalReiterated RatingLON:WOSWolseley
Outperform
$51.95
N/A

Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingNASDAQ:ZGNXZogenix
Outperform


$2.36

Earnings Results

Earnings For Monday, December 10


TickerCompanyEPSEstimateYoY Revenue Growth

NASDAQ:JW.AJohn Wiley Sons Cl A$0.77$0.00

NASDAQ:MILLMiller Petroleum($0.15)$0.00

NASDAQ:TCCOTechnical Communications Corp.($0.27)$0.00

NYSE:UECUranium Energy ($0.09)$0.00


Earnings For Friday, December 7


TickerCompanyEPSEstimateYoY Revenue Growth

NYSE:BNSBank of Nova Scotia$1.21$1.18

NASDAQ:DMNDDiamond Foods$0.05$0.00

NYSE:KMGKMG Chemicals$0.36$0.00-8.7%

NYSE:PLMPolymet Mining($0.01)$0.00

NASDAQ:VIRCVirco Mfg.$0.20$0.00

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