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Stocks to Watch: Suntech, Decker's and More ...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks gained after a surprisingly upbeat report from the housing market and as a stream of stronger-than-expected retail sales reports signaled a bright start to the holiday season.

The positive tone comes a day after the market surged more than 2 percent, an unexpected rise jobless claims, and a lack of comment from the European Central Bank on increasing government bond purchases.

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

Suntech Power Holdings Co Ltd
The renewable energy equipment company was upgraded to buy from hold at Auriga. The firm also increased the price target to $11 from $9.

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Athenahealth Inc
The internet-based software company was downgraded to market perform from outperform at FBR Capital.

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Decker's Outdoor Corp
The footwear company's price target increased to $90 from $68 at Barclays Capital. The stock was also one of Art Hogan's recent picks.

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Cypress Semiconductor Corp
The semiconductor company was initiated buy at Collins Stewart with an $18 price target.

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Bucyrus International Inc
The mining equipment company was downgraded to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs.

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OpenTable Inc
The restaurant reservation website's price target raised to $83 from $72 at Think Equity. The firm thought the company was on track to meet or exceed its revenue estimates for the fourth quarter.

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