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Stocks to Watch: American Express, GAP and More ...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks climbed after good news on private sector jobs added to better-than-expected manufacturing data from China, and a calmer tone in Europe, to lift investor sentiment.

The Dow Jones Industrial Averagerose about 200 points, a day after stocks ended the month lower.

All 30 Dow components rose led by Home DepotUnited Technologies, and Microsoft .

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

American Express Co
The consumer finance company was initiated overweight at JP Morgan with a $50 price target.

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GAP Inc
The clothing retailer was initiated sell at Citi.

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Kroger Co
The food retailer and wholesaler was upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS. The firm also increased the price target to $27 from $23 per share. The company will be out with earnings Before the Bell Thursday.

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Weight Watchers Intl Inc
The weight management service company was initiated outperform at Wedbush Securities with a $42 price target.

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Camden Property Trust
The real estate investment trust was downgraded to neutral from buy at Janney Capital.

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Expedia Inc
The online travel company was initiated buy at Jefferies with a $36 price target. The shares were up 3 percent Wednesday.

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