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Stocks to Watch: Union Pacific, BP and More ...

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Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | 11:00 AM ET
Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks were mixed after the release of more economic data showing the economy is growing, but modestly, and a day after Republicans won a substantial number of seats in races nationwide and took control of the House of Representatives.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 20 points a day after closing at its highest level since April 26.

Cisco , Hewlett-Packard and Chevron led the blue-chips higher, while Alcoa and American Express slipped.

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

Union Pacific Corp

The railroad company was hitting an all-time high this morning. The shares were up about 1 percent today.

-----------Agrium Inc
The chemical and agricultural retailer was downgraded to hold from buy at Citi.

-----------BP PLC
The oil and gas company was upgraded to buy from neutral at Goldman Sachs. The firm cited valuation and believed the dividend is likely to be reinstated in the fourth quarter. The shares were up about 3 percent today.-----------Rowan Companies Inc
The oil equipment and service company was downgraded to hold from buy at Dahlman Rose.

-----------Wilmington Trust Corp
The financial holding company upgraded to neutral from underperform at Macquarie Research.

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The telecommunications equipment company was initiated outperform at Wells Fargo.

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