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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.

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

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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.

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

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Avalon Bay

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

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