A day after effortlessly shrugging off the
Syrian Electronic Army
(^DJI) decided to have a Road to Damascus conversion. Turnaround
Tuesday arrived 24 hours late, with blue chips falling 43.16 amid
decidedly iffy durable goods data.
), which makes Gulfstream business jets, surged 6.90% to a fresh
52-week peak but
) had better
get rid of its own one quick
after imploding 6.94% in its worst single session showing for
Elsewhere, even old reliables mom and
) pie failed to reward investors with Ma Bell
(T) tumbling 5.03% and the erstwhile tech titan taking its 2013
decline to 24%. And the John Thain portfolio proved particularly
profitable. The CEO of
(CIT) saw that stock surge 4.26% while his
(IRBT) rose 13.71% to a fresh 52-week peak and the
will have equally enjoyed a 5.44% jump in
The single busiest day of earnings season has arrived with
United Parcel Service
(UPS) all due to report results.
(AKAM): JPMorgan moves the stock to Neutral from Overweight.
): Amid optimism over its dividend and stock repurchase program,
Hilliard Lyons lifts the troubled tech titan to Buy from Long-Term
(ABG): ABG gets increased to Buy from Hold at Craig Hallum.
Canadian Pacific Railway
(CP): Raymond James juices its rating to Outperform from Market
(CAKE): CAKE is now Neutral from Underperform at Buckingham
(CCI): Macquarie moves the company to Outperform from Neutral.
(EW): Calling yesterday's NYSE-worst 21.99% tumble excessive,
Northland Capital lifts the stock to Market Perform from
(FFIV): The company is upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura.
(FDML): Shares are now Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs.
(FNFG): Raymond James raises the Savings & Loans stock to
Market Perform from Underperform.
(INFN): Shares are now Buy from Hold with a $12 target at Needham,
which notes robust orders from both new and existing customers.
IPC The Hospitalist Company
(IPCM): The health services provider gets a Buy-from-Hold hoist at
(LL): Stifel lifts LL to Hold from Sell.
(PCH): Raymond James increases the industrial Real Estate
Investment Trust to Outperform from Market Perform.
Procter & Gamble
): The Dow member, whose brands include Bounty, Crest, and Tide, is
today taken to Buy from Neutral at SunTrust. Yesterday's 5.88%
stock slide, its worst showing for about four years, provides
investors with an attractive entry point in the broker's
estimation. Shares are, accordingly, rebounding before the bell as
: FBR Capital raises Real Estate Investment Trusts
(NLY) - Perform from Underperform, taking its target price to
$15.50 from $13.50 - and
(TWO) - added to its Top Picks list. Catalysts include recent home
price appreciation and improvements in sub prime credit quality.
(NOW): Shares are moved to Buy from Neutral at Mizuho, which also
increases its price objective to $45 from $35 on a stock it says
stands to benefit from an ongoing secular shift to hosted
(TQNT): Raymond James takes TQNT to Market Perform from
(WM): Shares are taken to Buy from Hold with Wunderlich, whose
objective also increases to $43 from $35. Meaningful margin
expansion can occur from current levels, in its opinion.
(YUM): An impressive earnings release sees the owner of KFC, Pizza
Hut, and Taco Bell score a Market Perform-from-Underperform upgrade
at Raymond James.
(ZTS): The animal health outfit, a recent spin-off from
(PFE), is boosted to Market Perform from Underperform by BMO
New Stock Coverage: Sink Your Teeth Into Diamondback
Stock Downgrades: McGraw-Hill Has Mountain to