Stocks to Watch: DirecTV, Exxon Mobil and More ...
Stocks were paring losses Tuesday morning after a stronger-than-expected rise in business inventories, and after a gain in retail sales that was slightly better than expected.
The Dow Jones Industrial Averageeased to a loss of more than 10 points after falling more than 40 earlier. Boeing , Bank of America and Walt Disney led the blue-chip index lower, while Wal-Mart and Hewlett-Packard rose.
So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:
The satellite television service provider was trading at all-time highs.
The energy company was downgraded to sector perform from outperform at RBC Capital, with a price target cut from $76 to $70.
The food retailer was initiated outperform at CLSA with a $55 price target.
The industrial supplier was downgraded to market perform from outperform at FBR Capital.
The software company was hitting a new 52-week high, trading at levels not seen since April, 2000.
The software company was downgraded to neutral from overweight at Piper Jaffray.
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