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Morning Coffee Pre-Market Wall Street News

90 views  2013-05-24 07:44   Tagsrose  background  equipment  increase  white 

Durable Goods Beats Forecast. Orders for U.S. durable goods increase more than economists had estimated in April. Bookings for equipment, meant to last more than three years rose 3.3%, while economists had expected an increase of only 1.6%.  This come on the heels of March’s revised -5.9% decline. Bookings for commercial aircraft climbed 18.1% last month after slumping 43% in March. Excluding transportation equipment, durable orders climbed 1.3%, which is the first gain in three months. Bookings for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft increased 1.2% after a 0.9% in March.

Upgrades

Pandora Media (P): RBC Capital raised their rating from Sector Perform to Outperform and raised their target price from $16.00 to $24.00. Pre-market: 19.07 +1.91 (11.13%)

Procter & Gamble (PG): UBS raised their rating from Neutral to Buy and raised their target price from $75.00 to $95.00. Pre-market: 81.65 +2.95 (3.75%)

Sherwin-Williams (SHW): Robert W. Baird raised their rating from Neutral to Outperform and raised their target price from $180.00 to $205.00.

Wendy’s (WEN): Janney Capital raised their rating from Neutral to Buy. Pre-arket: 6.20 +0.20 (3.33%)

Downgrades

Cirrus Logic (CRUS): Canaccord lowered their rating from Buy to Hold and lowered their target price from $25.00 to $18.00. Pre-market: 17.86 +0.10 (0.56%)

rue21 (RUE): Janney Capital lowered their rating from Buy to Neutral and placed a target price of $42.00 on the company.

Saks (SKS): Argus lowered their rating from Buy to Hold.

Salesforce.com (CRM): Wedbush lowered their rating from Outperform to Neutral and lowered their target price from $51.00 to $42.00. Pre-market: 43.02 -2.67 (-5.84%)

Earning Reports

Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF): Reported EPS of -$0.09 missing estimates by -$0.04. Pre-market: 49.85 -4.52 (-8.31%)

Aeropostale (ARO): Reported EPS of -$0.16 beating estimates by +$0.01. Pre-market: 15.50 -0.98 (-5.95%)

Foot Locker (FL): Reported EPS of $0.91 beating estimates by +$0.03. Pre-market: 34.85 -0.83 (-2.33%)

Gap (GPS): Reported EPS of $0.71 beating estimates by +$0.02. Pre-market: 40.50 -0.86 (-2.08%)

Pandora Media (P): Reported EPS of -$0.10 in-line with estimates. Pre-market: 19.07 +1.91 (11.13%)

Ross Stores (ROST): Reported EPS of $1.07 in-line with estimates.

Salesforce.com (CRM): Reported EPS of $0.10 in-line with estimates. Pre-market: 43.02 -2.67 (-5.84%)

Sears Holdings (SHLD): Reported EPS of -$1.29 missing estimates by -$0.69. Pre-market: 48.95 -9.22 (-15.85%)

Williams-Sonoma (WSM): Reported EPS of $0.41 beating estimates by +$0.05.

Zumiez (ZUMZ): Reported EPS of $0.13 beating estimates by +$0.01.

Markets: 
Futures at 8:25: Dow -0.28%. S&P -0.40%. Nasdaq -0.46%. Crude -0.67% to $93.60. Gold +0.01% to $1392.10.

Europe: London -0.40%. Paris +0.34%. Frankfurt -0.23%. 

Asia: Japan +0.89% to 14612. Hong Kong -0.23% to 22619. China +0.57% to 2289. India +0.15% to 19704. 

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