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Stocks to Watch: Garmin, Pepco and More ...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks extended gains on the first trading day of September after a report showed U.S. manufacturing showed surprising strength, and after signs emerged of a strengthening global economy.

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

Garmin
The electronics company was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Wedbush Securities, with a price target of $28.

-----------Potash
The fertilizer company was downgraded to hold from buy at Stifel Nicolaus.

-----------Buffalo Wild Wings
The restaurant chain was initiated a buy at Morgan Joseph with a $56 price target.

-----------Hudson City Bancorp
The bank was downgraded to equal weight from underweight at Morgan Stanley.

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Pepco
The energy company was hitting a 52-week high Wednesday, trading at levels not seen since February 2009.

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Saks
The clothing retailer was downgraded to neutral from overweight at JP Morgan.

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