Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Analyst Ratings


Analyst Ratings


Upgrades

FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close
Piper JaffrayUpgradeNYSE:AGUAgriumNeutralOverweight$110.00$122.0022.3% Upside$99.74
Exane BNP ParibasUpgradeNASDAQ:ARMHARM Holdings plcNeutralOutperform$37.02
JMP SecuritiesUpgradeNYSE:BSXBoston ScientificMarket PerformOutperform$9.0063.0% Upside$5.52
NEWExane BNP ParibasUpgradeNYSE:CAJCanon ADRHoldBuy$35.18
Stifel NicolausUpgradeNYSE:CLRContinental ResourcesHoldBuy$83.0015.9% Upside$71.60
NEWTheStreetUpgradeNYSE:CRRCarbo CeramicsBuy$78.06
CowenUpgradeNYSE:CSCComputer SciencesNeutralOutperform$39.27
Robert W. BairdUpgradeNASDAQ:CUBEC-Cube MicroNeutralOutperform$13.00$16.0015.1% Upside$13.90
Sterne AgeeUpgradeNASDAQ:DECKDeckers OutdoorNeutralBuy$65.0053.5% Upside$42.34
Goldman SachsUpgradeNASDAQ:DELLDellSellBuy$9.00$13.0029.2% Upside$10.06
NEWISI GroupUpgradeNYSE:DLRDigital Realty TrustNeutralBuy$68.00$72.009.6% Upside$65.71
Barclays CapitalUpgradeNYSE:DUKDuke EnergyEqual WeightOverweight$68.00$69.007.9% Upside$63.97
RBC CapitalUpgradeNASDAQ:ERICTelefonaktiebolaget LM EricssonSector PerformOutperform$10.00$12.0027.4% Upside$9.42
NEWISI GroupUpgradeNYSE:ESSEssex Property TrustNeutralBuy$156.00$159.0012.4% Upside$141.52
Goldman SachsUpgradeNYSE:EVEaton Vance Corp.SellNeutral$25.00$29.507.5% Downside$31.88
Needham & CompanyUpgradeNASDAQ:FNSRFinisarHoldBuy$18.0032.2% Upside$13.62
NEWKeyBancUpgradeNYSE:FSSFederal SignalHoldBuy$9.0049.3% Upside$6.03
NEWKeyBanc Capital MktsUpgradeNYSE:FSSFederal SignalHoldBuy$9.0049.3% Upside$6.03
MacquarieUpgradeNYSE:HEHawaiian ElectricUnderperformNeutral$25.000.2% Downside$25.06
Deutsche BankUpgradeNYSE:IGTInternational Game TechnologyHoldBuy$16.00$19.0032.7% Upside$14.32
Credit SuisseUpgradeNASDAQ:ITUBItau Unibanco Holding Sociedade AnonimaUnderperformNeutral$15.31
NEWZacksUpgradeNASDAQ:JAKKJAKKS PacificUnderperformNeutral$13.004.2% Upside$12.48
NEWZacksUpgradeNASDAQ:KIRKKirkland'sUnderperformNeutral$9.504.5% Upside$9.09
NEWISI GroupUpgradeNYSE:KRCKilroy RealtyNeutralBuy$49.00$51.0011.8% Upside$45.63
Barclays CapitalUpgradeNYSE:NINisourceEqual WeightOverweight$26.00$27.0011.7% Upside$24.17
MacquarieUpgradeNYSE:ONBOld National BancorpNeutralOutperform$13.0010.7% Upside$11.74
Deutsche BankUpgradeNASDAQ:RSANYRSA INS GRP PLC UNSP/ADRHoldBuy$9.30
NEWGoldman SachsUpgradeNASDAQ:THORThoratecBuyConviction Buy$46.00$48.0029.8% Upside$36.97
NEWBGC FinancialUpgradeNYSE:TKCTurkcell IletisimHoldBuy$15.15
Deutsche BankUpgradeNYSE:TOTTOTAL S.A.HoldBuy$49.97
HSBCUpgradeNASDAQ:VLKAYVolkswagen AGNeutralOverweight$40.61
NomuraUpgradeNYSE:VZVerizonNeutralBuy$49.00$50.0013.4% Upside$44.10
Morgan StanleyUpgradeNYSE:WSMWilliams SonomaEqualweightOverweight$54.0017.4% Upside$46.01
Stifel NicolausUpgradeNASDAQ:WWAVThe WhiteWave FoodsHoldBuy$18.0014.4% Upside$15.73

Downgrades

FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close
NEWCredit SuisseDowngradeNYSE:ATEAdvantest CorporatioOutperformUnderperform$13.31
Credit SuisseDowngradeNASDAQ:BrasilNASDAQUnderperformN/A
Credit SuisseDowngradeNASDAQ:BSBRBanco Santander BrasilNeutralUnderperform$6.70
NEWTheStreetDowngradeNYSE:BVNCompania de Minas Buenaventura SAHold$32.77
NEWBarclays CapitalDowngradeNYSE:CELCellcom IsraelEqual WeightUnderweight$9.63
Piper JaffrayDowngradeNYSE:CFCF Industries HoldingsOverweightNeutral$250.00$227.008.5% Upside$209.28
JPMorgan ChaseDowngradeNYSE:CNKCinemark HoldingsOverweightNeutral$30.0012.1% Upside$26.76
Stifel NicolausDowngradeNYSE:DWADreamWorks AnimationHoldSell$16.27
Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeNYSE:EIXEdison InternationalOutperformMarket Perform$52.00$50.0010.8% Upside$45.14
Goldman SachsDowngradeNYSE:ELXEmulexNeutralSell$7.00$6.0013.8% Downside$6.96
MacquarieDowngradeNYSE:FTRFrontier CommunicationsNeutralUnderperform$4.10$3.8020.8% Downside$4.80
CRT CapitalDowngradeNYSE:HMAHealth Management AssociatesFair ValueSell$6.5013.3% Downside$7.50
NEWCowenDowngradeNASDAQ:INFYInfosys Technologies LtdOutperformNeutral$44.00
Goldman SachsDowngradeNYSE:JNSJanus Capital GroupNeutralSell$8.00$7.0014.6% Downside$8.20
JMP SecuritiesDowngradeNASDAQ:KNXAKenexaOutperformMarket Perform$45.96
MizuhoDowngradeNASDAQ:MYGNMyriad GeneticsBuyNeutral$31.00$30.008.0% Upside$27.79
NEWGoldman SachsDowngradeNASDAQ:MYGNMyriad GeneticsBuyNeutral$34.00$26.006.4% Downside$27.79
Deutsche BankDowngradeNYSE:OXYOccidental PetroleumBuyHold$95.00$80.008.7% Upside$73.58
UBS AGDowngradeNYSE:PREPartnerReBuyNeutral$79.00$84.004.2% Upside$80.62
NEWBarclays CapitalDowngradeNASDAQ:PTNRPartner Communications Company LtdOverweightUnderweight$6.30
Goldman SachsDowngradeNASDAQ:QLGCQLogicNeutralSell$8.75
RBC CapitalDowngradeNASDAQ:RATEBankrateOutperformSector Perform$15.00$13.0016.4% Upside$11.17
Canaccord GenuityDowngradeNASDAQ:RATEBankrateBuyHold$16.00$14.0025.3% Upside$11.17
Deutsche BankDowngradeNASDAQ:RDS.ARoyal Dutch ShellBuyHoldN/A
JPMorgan ChaseDowngradeNYSE:RGCRegal EntertainmentOverweightNeutral$17.0011.3% Upside$15.28
Canaccord GenuityDowngradeNASDAQ:RIMMResearch In MotionHoldSell$8.00$10.0013.8% Downside$11.60
StephensDowngradeNYSE:SJMThe J.M. Smucker CompanyOverweightEqual Weight$88.73
UBS AGDowngradeNASDAQ:TEVATeva Pharmaceutical Industries LtdBuyNeutral$52.00$41.001.1% Upside$40.55
NEWZacksDowngradeNYSE:TIFTiffany & Co.NeutralUnderperform$53.008.9% Downside$58.16
NEWISI GroupDowngradeNYSE:UDRUDRBuyNeutral$28.50$27.0017.1% Upside$23.05
NEWZacksDowngradeNYSE:WNRWestern RefiningOutperformNeutral$31.008.0% Upside$28.70
NEWDrexel HamiltonDowngradeNYSE:WWDWoodwardBuyHold$36.33

Price Target Changes

FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close
Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetNYSE:ALBAlbemarleBuyBuy$67.00$77.0030.9% Upside$58.83
NEWISI GroupLower Price TargetNASDAQ:ATHNAthenaHealthMarket Weight$78.00$74.0013.6% Upside$65.14
NEWBarclays CapitalBoost Price TargetNYSE:CNCCenteneOverweight$47.00$51.0016.1% Upside$43.91
NEWDeutsche BankLower Price TargetNYSE:COLRockwell CollinsHold$56.00$55.001.9% Downside$56.04
NEWMaxim GroupBoost Price TargetNYSE:DDD3D SystemsBuy$47.00$52.0022.1% Upside$42.59
NEWDeutsche BankLower Price TargetNYSE:DGDollar GeneralBuy$61.00$55.0012.8% Upside$48.76
NEWBarclays CapitalBoost Price TargetNYSE:ETNEaton Corp.Equal Weight$55.00$58.0013.4% Upside$51.15
NEWRobert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNYSE:ETNEaton Corp.Outperform$55.00$58.0013.4% Upside$51.15
NEWJPMorgan ChaseLower Price TargetNYSE:EWEdwards LifesciencesNeutral$87.00$86.000.6% Downside$86.52
NEWRobert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNYSE:GCOGenescoOutperform$82.00$90.0065.9% Upside$54.25
NEWCanaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetTSE:GLNGlentelBuy$19.00$24.00N/A
LazardSet Price TargetNASDAQ:GMCRGreen Mountain Coffee Roasters$42.00$56.0048.1% Upside$37.81
NEWWilliams Financial GroupBoost Price TargetNASDAQ:HEROHercules Offshore$8.0055.6% Upside$5.14
NEWGoldman SachsLower Price TargetNASDAQ:HTWRHeartWareNeutral$86.00$84.004.4% Upside$80.48
NEWCitigroupLower Price TargetNYSE:HUNHuntsman$18.00$17.006.4% Upside$15.97
Sterne AgeeLower Price TargetNASDAQ:INTCIntelNeutral$19.00$18.007.9% Downside$19.54
NEWBarclays CapitalBoost Price TargetNYSE:MHPMcgraw-HillOverweight$64.00$65.0022.0% Upside$53.29
NEWDeutsche BankBoost Price TargetNYSE:MROMarathon OilBuy$33.00$40.0029.9% Upside$30.80
WunderlichBoost Price TargetNYSE:RWTRedwood TrustBuy$15.00$20.0019.1% Upside$16.79
Piper JaffrayBoost Price TargetNASDAQ:SSYSStratasysOverweight$76.00$81.0015.6% Upside$70.05
NEWTD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetTSE:TETTrilogy EnergyBuy$30.00$34.00N/A
NEWCredit SuisseLower Price TargetNASDAQ:TEVATeva Pharmaceutical Industries LtdOutperform$51.00$50.0023.3% Upside$40.55
NEWCitigroupBoost Price TargetNYSE:TOLToll BrothersNeutral$34.004.8% Upside$32.43
NEWGoldman SachsBoost Price TargetNASDAQ:UNFIUnited Natural FoodsNeutral$57.00$58.0011.5% Upside$52.00
NEWNomuraLower Price TargetNASDAQ:YOKUYouku.comBuy$46.00$40.00141.4% Upside$16.57

New Coverage

FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close
NEWABG Sundal CollierInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:AAPLAppleSell$400.0031.8% Downside$586.19
NEWBGC FinancialInitiated CoverageNYSE:AGUAgriumBuy$120.0020.3% Upside$99.74
Barclays CapitalInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:BSMXGrupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB DE CVEqual Weight$14.004.2% Downside$14.61
NEWBGC FinancialInitiated CoverageNYSE:CFCF Industries HoldingsSell$185.0011.6% Downside$209.28
NEWSidotiInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:CKECCarmike CinemasBuy$15.12
NEWBGC FinancialInitiated CoverageNYSE:CMPCompass Minerals InternationalHold$76.40
NEWCIBCInitiated CoverageTSE:DPMDundee Precious MetalsOutperformN/A
NEWWilliam BlairInitiated CoverageNYSE:DSWDSWOutperform$67.79
Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageNYSE:ELEstee Lauder CompaniesOverweight$70.0018.2% Upside$59.21
NEWKeyBancInitiated CoverageNYSE:FLSFlowserve CorpBuy$160.0015.4% Upside$138.60
NEWOppenheimerInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:IMPVImpervaOutperform$31.12
NEWSidotiInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:IMSCImplant SciencesNeutral$1.20
NEWBGC FinancialInitiated CoverageNYSE:IPIIntrepid PotashHold$21.28
NEWRBC CapitalInitiated CoverageTSE:IVPIvanplatsMarket Perform$5.75N/A
NEWBMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageTSE:IVPIvanplatsMarket Perform$5.00N/A
NEWSidotiInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:JAKKJAKKS PacificBuy$12.48
NEWSidotiInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:LINCLincoln Educational Services CorpNeutral$3.97
Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:LULULululemonBuy$91.0027.2% Upside$71.52
NEWSidotiInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:MATREloyalty Corp.Neutral$5.14
NEWStephensInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:MMLPMartin Midstream Partners L.P.Overweight$37.0018.6% Upside$31.20
NEWBrinson PatrickInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:MNKDMannKindOutperform$6.00171.5% Upside$2.21
NEWBGC FinancialInitiated CoverageNYSE:MOSThe Mosaic CompanyHold$52.84
NEWFBR CapitalInitiated CoverageNYSE:NCSNCI Building SystemsOutperform$13.09
NEWSidotiInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:NYMTNew York Mortgage TrustNeutral$6.66
Barclays CapitalInitiated CoverageNYSE:OFSOFS Capital CorpEqual Weight$15.00$15.007.9% Upside$13.90
OppenheimerInitiated CoverageNYSE:OFSOFS Capital CorpOutperform$16.0015.1% Upside$13.90
NEWBGC FinancialInitiated CoverageNYSE:POTPotash CorpBuy$45.0016.6% Upside$38.60
Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageNYSE:SCMStellus Capital Investment CorpOutperform$16.004.2% Upside$15.36
OppenheimerInitiated CoverageNYSE:SCMStellus Capital Investment CorpOutperform$16.004.2% Upside$15.36
Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageNYSE:SCMStellus Capital Investment CorpBuy$16.004.2% Upside$15.36
Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageNYSE:SCMStellus Capital Investment CorpOutperform$16.004.2% Upside$15.36
NEWSidotiInitiated CoverageNASDAQ:TASTCarrols RestaurantNeutral$6.32
NEWMorgan StanleyInitiated CoverageNYSE:TheNYSEOverweight$70.00N/A
NEWBGC FinancialInitiated CoverageNYSE:TheNYSEHoldN/A

Updated EPS Estimates

FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close
NEWCitigroupCut EstimatesNYSE:FDXFedExBuy$103.0016.9% Upside$88.13
NEWUBS AGCut EstimatesNYSE:HUNHuntsmanBuy$16.000.2% Upside$15.97

Ratings Reiterations

FirmActionTickerCompanyOld RatingNew RatingOld PTNew PTUpside/DownsidePrevious Close
Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingNASDAQ:AAPLAppleBuy$800.0036.5% Upside$586.19
NEWDeutsche BankReiterated RatingNASDAQ:AAPLAppleBuy$586.19
NEWZacksReiterated RatingNASDAQ:ADTNADTRANUnderperformUnderperform$18.008.5% Downside$19.68
NEWJefferies GroupReiterated RatingNYSE:AMEAMETEKBuyBuy$42.00$44.0017.9% Upside$37.33
NEWEvercore PartnersReiterated RatingNYSE:AOLAOLEqual Weight$32.37
NEWZacksReiterated RatingNASDAQ:ARRSArris GroupNeutralNeutral$15.007.4% Upside$13.97
Axiom SecuritiesReiterated RatingNASDAQ:ASYSAmtech SystemsSell$3.16
Piper JaffrayReiterated RatingNASDAQ:ATHNAthenaHealthOverweight$100.0053.5% Upside$65.14
NEWZacksReiterated RatingNYSE:ATIAllegheny Technologies IncorporatedUnderperformUnderperform$24.006.3% Downside$25.61
NEWCredit AgricoleReiterated RatingNYSE:CCitigroupOutperform$34.22
NEWScotia CapitalReiterated RatingTSE:CCL.BCcl IndustriesOutperform$55.00N/A
NEWJefferies GroupReiterated RatingNYSE:CSCComputer SciencesHold$36.008.3% Downside$39.27
WunderlichReiterated RatingNASDAQ:CWSTCasella Waste SystemsBuy$4.31
NEWWells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingNASDAQ:DISHDISHOutperform$36.58
NEWJefferies GroupReiterated RatingNASDAQ:DNDNDendreonUnderperform$4.44
NEWBarclays CapitalReiterated RatingTSE:EFNElement FinancialOverweightN/A
NEWNeedham & CompanyReiterated RatingNASDAQ:EMKREmcore CorporationBuy$6.5037.4% Upside$4.73
NEWCowenReiterated RatingNASDAQ:ESRXExpress ScriptsOutperform$53.51
NEWBanca AkrosReiterated RatingBIT:FNCFinmeccanica SpAAccumulate$6.49N/A
NEWZacksReiterated RatingNYSE:GESGuessNeutralNeutral$27.004.9% Upside$25.75
Pacific CrestReiterated RatingNASDAQ:GRMNGarminOutperform$39.88
NEWZacksReiterated RatingNYSE:GSGoldman SachsNeutralNeutral$124.004.7% Upside$118.40
NEWZacksReiterated RatingNASDAQ:HBANHuntington Bancshares IncorporatedNeutralNeutral$6.506.2% Upside$6.12
NEWUBS AGReiterated RatingNYSE:HMAHealth Management AssociatesBuy$11.0046.7% Upside$7.50
LazardReiterated RatingNYSE:HMAHealth Management AssociatesNeutral$7.50
NEWLeerink SwannReiterated RatingNYSE:HMAHealth Management AssociatesOutperform$7.50
NEWRBC CapitalReiterated RatingNYSE:HWDHarry Winston DiamondOutperform$19.0033.6% Upside$14.22
WunderlichReiterated RatingNYSE:ILIntraLinks HoldingsBuy$6.59
UBS AGReiterated RatingNYSE:LOWLowe'sBuy$39.008.2% Upside$36.04
Credit SuisseReiterated RatingNASDAQ:LULULululemonOutperform$45.0037.1% Downside$71.52
NEWWells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingNASDAQ:MAKOMAKO SurgicalMarket Perform$13.52
NEWJefferies GroupReiterated RatingNASDAQ:MDVNMedivationBuy$53.58
NEWBMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingNYSE:NEMNewmont MiningOutperform$67.5047.8% Upside$45.68
NEWCanaccord GenuityReiterated RatingNYSE:NOKNokiaHold$3.26
RBC CapitalReiterated RatingLON:PNNPennon GroupOutperform$12.18N/A
NEWTopeka CapitalReiterated RatingNYSE:PPOPolyporeBuy$39.85
NEWCanaccord GenuityReiterated RatingNASDAQ:QDELQuidelBuyBuy$17.53
NEWBMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingTSE:SAPSaputoMarket Perform$45.0043.4% DownsideN/A
NEWCleveland ResearchReiterated RatingNASDAQ:SBUXStarbucksBuy$51.79
Brean MurrayReiterated RatingNASDAQ:SEACSeaChangeBuy$11.0018.9% Upside$9.25
NEWIndependent Research GmbHReiterated RatingFRA:SIESiemens AGHold$110.39N/A
NEWCanaccord GenuityReiterated RatingNASDAQ:TEVATeva Pharmaceutical Industries LtdBuyBuy$40.55
Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingNASDAQ:TEVATeva Pharmaceutical Industries LtdOutperform$40.55
CowenReiterated RatingNASDAQ:TEVATeva Pharmaceutical Industries LtdOutperform$40.55
NEWZacksReiterated RatingNASDAQ:VPRTVistaPrintNeutralNeutral$33.006.3% Upside$31.05
WunderlichReiterated RatingNYSE:WCNWaste ConnectionsBuy$32.92
NEWZacksReiterated RatingNYSE:WENWendysNeutralNeutral$5.008.5% Upside$4.61

Earnings Results

Earnings For Monday, December 3

TickerCompanyEPSEstimateYoY Revenue Growth
NASDAQ:CONNCONN'S$0.35$0.2810.6%
NEWNYSE:EXAExa Corp$0.02$0.088.7%


Earnings For Friday, November 30

TickerCompanyEPSEstimateYoY Revenue Growth
NYSE:DQDaqo New Energy($0.44)$0.00
NYSE:GCOGenesco$1.44$0.007.8%
NASDAQ:JOUTJohnson Outdoors$1.03$0.00
NASDAQ:PNBKPatriot National Bancorp$0.00$0.00
NASDAQ:SBLKStar Bulk Carriers($0.70)$0.00
NASDAQ:SHOSSears Hometown and Outlet Stores$0.38$0.00
NYSE:SIFSIFCO Industries$0.22$0.00
NYSE:SOLReneSola($0.91)$0.0015.4%
NASDAQ:UNFIUnited Natural Foods$0.46$0.0015.8%
NASDAQ:WWAVThe WhiteWave Foods$0.16$0.0012.8%


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