Welcome to GuruFocus Investment Space.

Please Join Us to share your investment ideas with more than 100,000 GuruFocus users.

Join      Log in

Morning Coffee Pre-Market Wall Street News

74 views  2013-06-19 07:16   Tagsbackground  policy  white  style 

Wall Street Awaits Fed Decision. The FOMC will be wrapping up their two day policy meeting today and Wall Street will be watching closely. Economists are now more confident now that the Fed won't signal the end of its QE program, but their policy statement will be analyzed closely for any hints that the Fed may end their QE program in the future or begin to raise interest rates.

Upgrades:

Adobe Systems (ADBE): BofA Merrill Lynch raised their rating from Neutral to Buy and raised their target price from $47.00 to $57.00. Pre-market: 46.57 +3.21 (7.40%)

Ball Corp (BLL): RW Baird raised their rating from Neutral to Outperform and raised their target price from $48.00 to $50.00.

Toll Brothers (TOLL): Argus raised their rating from Hold to Buy and placed a target price of $42.00 on the company. Pre-market: 34.49 +0.45 (1.32%)

Downgrades:

American Eagle (AEO): Citigroup lowered their rating from Buy to Neutral and lowered their target price from $23.00 to $21.00. Pre-market: 18.75 -0.41 (-2.14%)

Brown & Brown (BRO): William Blair lowered their rating from Outperform to Market Perform.

News Corp (NWSA): BTIG lowered their rating from Outperform to Neutral. Pre-market: 31.75 +0.19 (0.60%)

Research in Motion (BBRY): Bernstein lowered their rating from Market Perform to Underperform and lowered their target price from $15.00 to $10.00. Pre-market: 14.51 -0.33 (-2.22%)

Sprint Nextel (S): Macquarie lowered their rating from Outperform to Neutral and placed a target price of $8.00 on the company. Pre-market: 7.11 -0.21 (-2.87%)

Coverage Initiated:

Coca-Cola (KO): Credit Suisse initiated coverage with a Outperform rating and target price of $48.00. Pre-market: 41.05 +0.12 (0.29%)

Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS): Credit Suisse initiated coverage with a Neutral rating and target price of $50.00.

PepsiCo (PEP): Credit Suisse initiated coverage with a Neutral rating and target price of $87.00.

Teva Pharm (TEVA): Maxim initiated coverage with a Buy rating and target price of $56.00.

Earning Reports:

Actuant (ATU): Reported EPS of $0.62 beating estimates by $0.04. Pre-market: 33.70 +0.62 (1.87%)

Adobe Systems (ADBE): Reported EPS of $0.36 beating estimates by $0.02. Pre-market: 46.40 +3.04 (7.01%)

FedEx (FDX): Reported EPS of $2.13 beating estimates by $0.18. Pre-market: 98.99 -0.49 (-0.49%)

La-Z-Boy (LZB): Reported EPS of $0.30 beating estimates by $0.02. After Hours: 19.91 -0.37 (-1.82%)

Markets: 
Futures at 7:31: Dow +0.10%. S&P -0.05%. Nasdaq +0.13%. Crude +0.17% to $98.62. Gold +0.31 at $1371.20.

Europe: London -0.53%. Paris -0.71%. Frankfurt -0.29%. 

Asia: Japan +1.83% to 13245. Hong Kong -1.13% to 20987. China-0.73% to 2143. India +0.12% to 19246. 

Comments Comments (0 )



Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK