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Stock Downgrades: Scarlett Fever and Red Arrows at SodaStream
Wall Street ratings agencies set the tone for today's stock market.
Justin Sharon    

Shares of SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA), whose spokesperson is Scarlett Johansson, are currently giving back another 3.87% on top of yesterday's 1.07% tumble. The company recently reported soft revenue growth and tighter profit margins.
 
That iconic image of Audrey Hepburn with cigarette holder in hand during her Breakfast at Tiffany's (NYSE:TIF) summed up yesterday's spectacular stock action beautifully. Tobacco titan Lorillard (NYSE:LO) surged some 10.40% to top the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) even as the bling king rose 9.15% to a record. India's Taj Mahal is -- even more than those little blue boxes -- the ultimate expression of love, and it fell head over heels for hometown hero MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT). Shares rode a broker boost to party like it was 1999 by advancing exactly 19.99%. Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) gained 0.55% on similarly upbeat analyst action even as its Merrill Lynch unit faces a fresh probe. Merrill has a mighty army of stockbrokers, but neither it, nor any other Wall Street powerhouse, is a match for the remarkable feats of a 105-year-old member of the profession.
 
Today in economics, April leading indicators and existing home sales are each out at 10:00 a.m. EDT.  In earnings action, expect announcements out of Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ), Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RBC), and Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD).
 
Now let's look at this morning's rating reductions, an eclectic bunch that features telecom and commodity companies plus headline stock SodaStream.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO): Shares in the apparel outfit, which slumped 6.44% on Wednesday, are off another 3.21% today. This, after getting slashed to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup.
 
ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT): Goldman Sachs gives the steel stock a Sell-from-Neutral downgrade.
 
Arcos Dorados (NYSE:ARCO): The company, which operates McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) restaurants in Latin America, gets lowered to Neutral from Overweight at HSBC Securities. The target price is also taken down, to $9 from $14.
 
Keurig Green Mountain (NASDAQ:GMCR): Roth Capital reduces its rating to Neutral from Buy, sending shares of the coffee brewing machine maker lower ahead of open.
 
MedAssets (NASDAQ:MDAS): Bank of America Merrill Lynch moves MDAS to Neutral from Buy. Its price objective is $24.
 
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS): Shares are now Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie, and the target price is also lowered by $3 to $52.
 
Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI): The stock is now Underperform from Neutral with a $56 target at Mizuho, which says that growth appears to have reached a plateau.
 
SodaStream International: Barclays reduces its rating to Underweight from Equal Weight. Its price objective, previously $40, falls by $5.
 
STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM): The tech name gets taken to Underweight from Neutral at HSBC Securities.

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The information on this website solely reflects the analysis of or opinion about the performance of securities and financial markets by the writers whose articles appear on the site. The views expressed by the writers are not necessarily the views of Minyanville Media, Inc. or members of its management. Nothing contained on the website is intended to constitute a recommendation or advice addressed to an individual investor or category of investors to purchase, sell or hold any security, or to take any action with respect to the prospective movement of the securities markets or to solicit the purchase or sale of any security. Any investment decisions must be made by the reader either individually or in consultation with his or her investment professional. Minyanville writers and staff may trade or hold positions in securities that are discussed in articles appearing on the website. Writers of articles are required to disclose whether they have a position in any stock or fund discussed in an article, but are not permitted to disclose the size or direction of the position. Nothing on this website is intended to solicit business of any kind for a writer's business or fund. Minyanville management and staff as well as contributing writers will not respond to emails or other communications requesting investment advice.

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Stock Downgrades: Scarlett Fever and Red Arrows at SodaStream
Wall Street ratings agencies set the tone for today's stock market.
Justin Sharon    

Shares of SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA), whose spokesperson is Scarlett Johansson, are currently giving back another 3.87% on top of yesterday's 1.07% tumble. The company recently reported soft revenue growth and tighter profit margins.
 
That iconic image of Audrey Hepburn with cigarette holder in hand during her Breakfast at Tiffany's (NYSE:TIF) summed up yesterday's spectacular stock action beautifully. Tobacco titan Lorillard (NYSE:LO) surged some 10.40% to top the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) even as the bling king rose 9.15% to a record. India's Taj Mahal is -- even more than those little blue boxes -- the ultimate expression of love, and it fell head over heels for hometown hero MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT). Shares rode a broker boost to party like it was 1999 by advancing exactly 19.99%. Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) gained 0.55% on similarly upbeat analyst action even as its Merrill Lynch unit faces a fresh probe. Merrill has a mighty army of stockbrokers, but neither it, nor any other Wall Street powerhouse, is a match for the remarkable feats of a 105-year-old member of the profession.
 
Today in economics, April leading indicators and existing home sales are each out at 10:00 a.m. EDT.  In earnings action, expect announcements out of Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ), Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RBC), and Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD).
 
Now let's look at this morning's rating reductions, an eclectic bunch that features telecom and commodity companies plus headline stock SodaStream.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO): Shares in the apparel outfit, which slumped 6.44% on Wednesday, are off another 3.21% today. This, after getting slashed to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup.
 
ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT): Goldman Sachs gives the steel stock a Sell-from-Neutral downgrade.
 
Arcos Dorados (NYSE:ARCO): The company, which operates McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) restaurants in Latin America, gets lowered to Neutral from Overweight at HSBC Securities. The target price is also taken down, to $9 from $14.
 
Keurig Green Mountain (NASDAQ:GMCR): Roth Capital reduces its rating to Neutral from Buy, sending shares of the coffee brewing machine maker lower ahead of open.
 
MedAssets (NASDAQ:MDAS): Bank of America Merrill Lynch moves MDAS to Neutral from Buy. Its price objective is $24.
 
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS): Shares are now Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie, and the target price is also lowered by $3 to $52.
 
Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI): The stock is now Underperform from Neutral with a $56 target at Mizuho, which says that growth appears to have reached a plateau.
 
SodaStream International: Barclays reduces its rating to Underweight from Equal Weight. Its price objective, previously $40, falls by $5.
 
STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM): The tech name gets taken to Underweight from Neutral at HSBC Securities.

Also see:

New Stock Coverage: Verizon Feasts on Tasty Buffett

Stock Upgrades: Facebook Finds a Friend
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No positions in stocks mentioned.
The information on this website solely reflects the analysis of or opinion about the performance of securities and financial markets by the writers whose articles appear on the site. The views expressed by the writers are not necessarily the views of Minyanville Media, Inc. or members of its management. Nothing contained on the website is intended to constitute a recommendation or advice addressed to an individual investor or category of investors to purchase, sell or hold any security, or to take any action with respect to the prospective movement of the securities markets or to solicit the purchase or sale of any security. Any investment decisions must be made by the reader either individually or in consultation with his or her investment professional. Minyanville writers and staff may trade or hold positions in securities that are discussed in articles appearing on the website. Writers of articles are required to disclose whether they have a position in any stock or fund discussed in an article, but are not permitted to disclose the size or direction of the position. Nothing on this website is intended to solicit business of any kind for a writer's business or fund. Minyanville management and staff as well as contributing writers will not respond to emails or other communications requesting investment advice.

Copyright 2011 Minyanville Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Daily Recap
Stock Downgrades: Scarlett Fever and Red Arrows at SodaStream
Wall Street ratings agencies set the tone for today's stock market.
Justin Sharon    

Shares of SodaStream International (NASDAQ:SODA), whose spokesperson is Scarlett Johansson, are currently giving back another 3.87% on top of yesterday's 1.07% tumble. The company recently reported soft revenue growth and tighter profit margins.
 
That iconic image of Audrey Hepburn with cigarette holder in hand during her Breakfast at Tiffany's (NYSE:TIF) summed up yesterday's spectacular stock action beautifully. Tobacco titan Lorillard (NYSE:LO) surged some 10.40% to top the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) even as the bling king rose 9.15% to a record. India's Taj Mahal is -- even more than those little blue boxes -- the ultimate expression of love, and it fell head over heels for hometown hero MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ:MMYT). Shares rode a broker boost to party like it was 1999 by advancing exactly 19.99%. Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) gained 0.55% on similarly upbeat analyst action even as its Merrill Lynch unit faces a fresh probe. Merrill has a mighty army of stockbrokers, but neither it, nor any other Wall Street powerhouse, is a match for the remarkable feats of a 105-year-old member of the profession.
 
Today in economics, April leading indicators and existing home sales are each out at 10:00 a.m. EDT.  In earnings action, expect announcements out of Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ), Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RBC), and Sears (NASDAQ:SHLD).
 
Now let's look at this morning's rating reductions, an eclectic bunch that features telecom and commodity companies plus headline stock SodaStream.

American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO): Shares in the apparel outfit, which slumped 6.44% on Wednesday, are off another 3.21% today. This, after getting slashed to Sell from Neutral at Citigroup.
 
ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT): Goldman Sachs gives the steel stock a Sell-from-Neutral downgrade.
 
Arcos Dorados (NYSE:ARCO): The company, which operates McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) restaurants in Latin America, gets lowered to Neutral from Overweight at HSBC Securities. The target price is also taken down, to $9 from $14.
 
Keurig Green Mountain (NASDAQ:GMCR): Roth Capital reduces its rating to Neutral from Buy, sending shares of the coffee brewing machine maker lower ahead of open.
 
MedAssets (NASDAQ:MDAS): Bank of America Merrill Lynch moves MDAS to Neutral from Buy. Its price objective is $24.
 
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS): Shares are now Neutral from Outperform at Macquarie, and the target price is also lowered by $3 to $52.
 
Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI): The stock is now Underperform from Neutral with a $56 target at Mizuho, which says that growth appears to have reached a plateau.
 
SodaStream International: Barclays reduces its rating to Underweight from Equal Weight. Its price objective, previously $40, falls by $5.
 
STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM): The tech name gets taken to Underweight from Neutral at HSBC Securities.

Also see:

New Stock Coverage: Verizon Feasts on Tasty Buffett

Stock Upgrades: Facebook Finds a Friend
< Previous
  • 1
Next >
No positions in stocks mentioned.
The information on this website solely reflects the analysis of or opinion about the performance of securities and financial markets by the writers whose articles appear on the site. The views expressed by the writers are not necessarily the views of Minyanville Media, Inc. or members of its management. Nothing contained on the website is intended to constitute a recommendation or advice addressed to an individual investor or category of investors to purchase, sell or hold any security, or to take any action with respect to the prospective movement of the securities markets or to solicit the purchase or sale of any security. Any investment decisions must be made by the reader either individually or in consultation with his or her investment professional. Minyanville writers and staff may trade or hold positions in securities that are discussed in articles appearing on the website. Writers of articles are required to disclose whether they have a position in any stock or fund discussed in an article, but are not permitted to disclose the size or direction of the position. Nothing on this website is intended to solicit business of any kind for a writer's business or fund. Minyanville management and staff as well as contributing writers will not respond to emails or other communications requesting investment advice.

Copyright 2011 Minyanville Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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