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Stocks to Watch: Kraft, Dolby Labs and More ...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks pared losses and were mixed in Wednesday as investors absorbed a slew of economic data including rising U.S. import prices, a sharp drop in a regional manufacturing survey, and an expected modest rise in industrial production.

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

Kraft
The food company was trading at its highest level since October, 2008.

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Barnes & Noble
The book retailer was downgraded to underperform from neutral at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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Discovery Communications
The broadcasting and entertainment company was trading at an all-time high Wednesday morning.

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Dolby Laboratories
The broadcasting and entertainment company was downgraded to neutral from buy at Miller Tabak.

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Illinois Tool

The machinery equipment manufacturer was initiated buy at Citi with a $52 price target.

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Sonic
The restaurant chain was downgraded to hold from buy at Keybanc.

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