These are some of the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen in Wall St. research calls this Tuesday.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Align Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
American Campus Communities Inc. (NYSE: ACC) reiterated Buy and raised estimates at Argus.
Aruba Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) started as Neutral at J.P. Morgan and started as Outperform at Oppenheimer.
Foster Wheeler A.G. (NASDAQ: FWLT) cut to Neutral at Lazard.
France Telecom S.A. (NYSE: FTE) named as Bear of the Day at Zacks.
Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) started as Buy with $41 target at Goldman Sachs.
Horace Mann Educators Corp. (NYSE: HMN) named as value stock of the day at Zacks.
Ingersoll Rand PLC (NYSE: IR) maintained Hold into spin-off at Argus, and maintained Outperform and raised target to $53 at Credit Suisse.
Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: KORS) started with Conviction Buy rating and $75 target at Goldman Sachs.
Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW) named as Bull of the Day at Zacks.
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE: PMT) raised to Outperform at KBW.
Ruckus Wireless Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs, started as Outperform at Oppenheimer, started as Overweight at Morgan Stanley and started as Hold at Deutsche Bank.
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) reiterated Buy and raised target by $15 to $115 at Argus.
Tumi Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TUMI) started with Conviction Buy rating and $30 target at Goldman Sachs.
Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) started as Neutral at Goldman Sachs.
Here are some other outlook pieces for the end of 2012 and 2013:
- Fortune’s Top 10 Stocks to Buy for 2013
- BofA’s 10 Defensive and Yield Stock Picks for 2013
- The Big Gold Trade: 2013 Pairing Gold Versus Miners
- S&P 500 Upside Targets for 2013 from Everyone
- Our own 2013 Alternative Energy and Cleantech Outlook for 2013
JON C. OGG