A new a study showed retirement worries now peak among adults in their late 30s
. Thirty-seven-year-old Marissa Mayer of Yahoo
(YHOO) has no such concerns, her stock surging 3.74% before the bell after impressive earnings and an analyst upgrade.
(PETS) jumped 10.29% but it was a bad day for bunnies at both Annie’s Inc.
(BNNY), down 3.35%, and Energizer
(ENR), which tumbled 2.77%. Weight loss stock Vivus
(VVUS) fell 5.44% while over at the House of Mouse they smell an overly skinny rat
. And bookseller Barnes & Noble
(BKS) lost 3.73% on the day Greg Smith, his 15 minutes of fame just extended by 45 minutes
, published an anti-Goldman
It’s a second successive day with no top-tier economic data due, but earnings season continues apace. Among those reporting results are ARM Holdings
(HOG), 3M Co.
(MMM), Norsk Hydro
(NHYKF), United Parcel Service
(UPS), and Xerox
(NASDAQ:AMCX): The Walking Dead
broadcaster is now Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan.
(ACOM): Shares, no longer trading on fundamentals following a buyout bid, are downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital.
(ARIA): The name is now Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer, which has a $23 price objective. The company’s potential treatment for CML (chronic myeloid leukemia) is seen as firmly embedded in the valuation.
Bank of Marin Bancorp
(BMRC): BMRC is moved to Hold from Buy with Wunderlich.
(CRH): CRH is cut to Neutral from Overweight at HSBC Securities.
(EIX): EIX is now Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs due to ongoing California regulatory risk.
(MSTR): Shares are moved to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital.
(MNST): The stock, a poor performer on Monday, is pulled from the Conviction Buy list at Goldman.
(MURGY): Shares are now Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse.
(NTAP): NTAP is now Neutral from Outperform at Robert W. Baird.
(OHI): Shares are downgraded to Hold from Buy at Jefferies.
(OSG): The name, down sharply yesterday, is now Neutral from Outperform at Credit Suisse. The target is slashed to $1 from $8.
(PH): Troubled by deteriorating demand, Argus takes the equity to Hold from Buy.
(BTU): Shares are now Neutral from Buy at Goldman Sachs after a strong recent run.
(PNW): Goldman Sachs slashes shares to Sell from Neutral.
(STI): STI gets taken to Neutral from Positive at Susquehanna.
(VTR): Jefferies cuts the company to Hold from Buy.
(See also: New Stock Coverage: Delta Flies High
and Stock Upgrades: Yahoo Back on Track?
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