Stocks to Watch: Estee Lauder, Disney and More ...
Stocks traded mixed despite upbeat economic news on jobs and service sector expansion as declines in copper and other industrial metals pulled materials and other economically-sensitive stocks lower.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 10 points after eking out a new high on Tuesday as a broad range of commodities came under pressure.
So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:
Estee Lauder Companies Inc
The personal products manufacturer was upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS. The price target was raised to $100 from $74 per share.
St. Jude Medical Inc.
The medical equipment manufacturer was downgraded to sector perform from outperform at RBC Capital. The firm cited valuation as the reason for the downgrade.
Barnes & Noble Inc
The bookseller was upgraded to neutral from underperform at Credit Suisse. The shares were up nearly 2% Wednesday.
-----------Walt Disney company
The entertainment company was at a 10-year high. The shares were up more than 2% Wednesday.
The aluminum company was downgraded to hold from buy at Citi. The price target remained $17 per share.
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc
The home improvement retailer was upgraded to outperform from neutral at Cowen and Company. The shares were up more than 5% Wednesday.
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