) - up 3.91% for its ninth straight gain - to Nine West owner
), which jumped 7.58% to a fresh 52-week peak, Wall Street's fat
cats clearly love their nine lives. (The imminent return of arch
client number nine
? Not so much.) As the
(^GSPC) posted another impressive increase,
favored by the Pope
, reached a new multi-year peak. The auto outfit should enjoy the
acclaim while it lasts, for it never does. Meredith Whitney, who
has gone from a
in the space of 48-hours, can attest to that.
There are no top-tier economic reports released today. On the
earnings front, expect quarterly announcements out of
Helen of Troy
Wolverine World Wide
Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.
(ARP): JPMorgan launches the limited partnership at a Neutral.
(ADSK): Boutique broker B. Riley has a new Neutral on the tech
Franklin Electric Co.
(FELE): FELE is a fresh Outperform with Wedbush.
Oxford Industries, Inc.
(OXM): Roth Capital resumes Buy-rated coverage on OXM, whose brands
include Tommy Bahama.
Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc.
(PBH): Shares are begun with a Buy at B. Riley & Co, whose
price objective is $38 on an outfit it says has 70% of sales in 14
key labels that they believe are capable of 6% to 8% annual growth.
Its brands include Efferdent dentures, Luden's cough drops, and
Dramamine motion sickness products.
(SCTY): Maxim Group has a hold on the alternative energy outfit.
: Piper Jaffray picks up
Seagate Technology PLC
(STX) at a Neutral and has a new Overweight on
Western Digital Corp
(VSTM): Cantor Fitzgerald covers the company at a Buy and assigns
it a $22 target price. Catalysts include the potentially imminent
start of a Phase II trial to treat mesothelioma with VS-6063.
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