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Six in 60 Seconds: Tyson, Avalon Bay and More...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks opened higher Thursday, extending their winning streak for a third straight session, after encouraging reports on jobless claims and retail sales.

So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:

Petroleum Development
The energy company was upgraded to outperform from market perform at Wells Fargo.

-----------FTI Consulting
The business advisory firm was downgraded to market perform from outperform at JMP Securities.


Tyson Foods
The food producer was upgraded to buy from neutral at Davenport.


H&R Block
The tax and banking consultant hit a new 52-week high after news its CEO is quitting after two years on the job.


Ruby Tuesday
The restaurant chain was upgraded to buy from neutral at Suntrust Robinsin Humphrey.


Avalon Bay

The residential REIT was initiated buy at Jefferies with a $105 price target.


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