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Morning Coffee Pre-Market Wall Street News

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Tesla’s Earnings Beat Estimates. Tesla's (TSLA) reported EPS of shares $0.05 vs consensus for a loss of $0.17, while revenues surged to $405.1M from $26.6M last year and the gross margin hit 22%. Helping the numbers is the very popular all electric Model S. Shares of the company rose 12.5% in the pre-market.

Upgrades:

Groupon (GRPN): Raymond James raised their rating from Underperform to Market Perform.

Microsoft (MSFT): Evercore raised their rating from Equal Weight to Overweight.

Lowe’s Cos (LOW): Cleveland Research raised their rating from Neutral to Buy.

Lowe’s Cos (LOW): JPMorgan raised their rating from Neutral to Overweight.

Tata Motors (TTM): Nomura raised their rating from Neutral to Buy.

Downgrades:

Ralph Lauren (RL): ISI Group lowered their rating from Strong Buy to Buy.

Target Corp (TGT): JPMorgan lowered their rating from Overweight to Neutral.

Whole Food Markets (WFM): Northcoast lowered their rating from Buy to Neutral.

Coverage Initiated:

Netflix (NFLX): RW Baird initiated coverage with a Neutral rating and target price of $263.00.

Nike (NKE): Wells Fargo initiated coverage with an Outperform rating and target range of $73.00 - $76.00.

Stryker (SYK): Needham initiated coverage with a Hold rating.

Under Armour (UA): Wells Fargo initiated coverage with a Market Perform rating and target range of $73.00 - $75.00.

Zimmer Holdings (ZMH): Needham initiated coverage with a Buy rating and target price of $98.00.

Earning Reports:

Advance Auto (AAP): Reported EPS of $1.59 beating estimates by +$0.10.

Chiquita Brands (CQB): Reported EPS of $0.66 beating estimates by +$0.20.

Cooper Tire (CTB): Reported EPS of $0.55 missing estimates by -$0.38.

Foster Wheeler (FWTL): Reported EPS of $0.54 beating estimates by +$0.21.

MAXIMUS (MMS): Reported EPS of $0.41 in-line with estimates.

Orbitz (OWW): Reported EPS of $0.00 missing estimates by -$0.10.

Tesla Motors (TSLA): Reported EPS of $0.05 beating estimates by +$0.22.

TreeHouse Foods (THS): Reported EPS of $0.65 beating estimates by +$0.02.

Transocean (RIG): Reported EPS of $1.08 in-line with estimates.

Markets: 
Futures at 9:10: Dow +0.42%. S&P +0.41%. Nasdaq +0.44%. Crude -0.89% to $103.50. Gold +0.59% to $1292.90. U.S. 10 Year 5/32 2.594

Europe: London +0.59%. Paris +0.70%. Frankfurt +0.90%. 

Asia: Japan -1.59% to 13606. Hong Kong +0.31% to 21656. China -0.09% to 2045. India +0.67% to 18,789. 

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