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Morning Coffee Pre-Market Wall Street News

80 views  2013-09-06 07:45   Tagsbackground  Facebook  company  members  white 

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Upgrades:

Diego PLC (DEO): Citigroup raised their rating from Neutral to Buy. Pre-market: 124.21 +1.13 (0.92%)

Ericsson (ERIC): Credit Suisse raised their rating from Neutral to Outperform. Pre-market: 13.00 +0.46 (3.67%)

Korn/Ferry (KFY): RW Baird raised their rating from Neutral to Outperform and raised their target price from $20.00 to $24.00. Pre-market: 19.72 +1.00 (5.34%)

Moody’s Corp (MCO): Lazard Capital raised their rating from Neutral to Buy and placed a target price of $74.00 on the company.

Stryker (SYK): Credit Suisse raised their rating from Neutral to Outperform and maintained their target price of $77.00. Pre-market: 68.50 +0.71 (1.05%)

Coverage Initiated:

Arch Coal (ACI): Macquarie initiated coverage with a Neutral rating and target price of $4.50. Pre-market: 4.78 +0.05 (1.06%)

Brinker International (EAT): Wunderlich initiated coverage with a Hold rating and target price of $44.00.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL): Wunderlich initiated coverage with a Hold rating and target price of $106.00. Pre-market: 98.71 0.00 (0.00%)

Darden Restaurants (DRI): Wunderlich initiated coverage with a Hold rating and target price of $50.00. Pre-market: 47.43 +0.57 (1.22%)

Jack in the Box (JACK): Wunderlich initiated coverage with a Buy rating and target price of $46.00.

Peabody Energy (BTU): Macquarie initiated coverage with a Neutral rating and target price of $18.00. Pre-market: 18.20 +0.20 (1.11%)

Under Armour (UA): Jefferies initiated coverage with a Hold rating and target price of $71.00. Pre-market: 77.35 +0.46 (0.60%)

Zillow (Z): Deutsche Bank initiated coverage with a Hold rating and target price of $83.00

Earning Reports:

Korn/Ferry (KFY): Reported EPS of $0.33 beating estimates by +$0.03. Pre-market: 19.72 +1.00 (5.34%)

Smithfield Foods (SFD): Reported EPS of $0.27 missing estimates by -$0.16. Pre-market: 33.88 -0.08 (-0.24%)

Smith & Wesson (SWHC): Reported EPS of $0.45 beating estimates by +$0.09. Pre-market: 10.85 -0.63 (-5.49%)

Zumiez (ZUMZ): Reported EPS of $0.20 beating estimates by +$0.02. Pre-market: 24.05 -1.24 (-4.90%)

Markets: 
Futures at 8:31: Dow +0.34%. S&P +0.39%. Nasdaq +0.30%. Crude +0.17% to $109.17. Gold +0.88% to $1386.00. U.S. 10 Year +31/32 2.881%.

Europe: London -0.16%. Paris -0.12%. Frankfurt +0.53%. 

Asia: Japan -1.45% to 13860. Hong Kong +0.10% to 22621. China +0.83% to 2139. India +1.53% to 19263. 

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