Stocks to Watch: AK Steel, Autonation and More ...
Stocks turned negative Wednesday after tumbling in the previous session amid growing concern over the political turmoil in Libya, where Moammar Gaddafi vowed to crush the revolution.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 40 points, aftertumbling almost 180 points in the previous session—its biggest point and percent drop since Nov. 16.
Among Dow components, Hewlett-Packard , General Electric ,and Intel slipped, while Chevron and Kraft gained.
So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:
The steel manufacturer was upgraded to buy from hold at Keybanc. The stock was up more than 1 percent.
The automotive retailer was downgraded to hold from buy at Soleil Securities. The stock was down more than 3 percent.
The oil and gas producer was trading at levels not seen in more than a decade.
The automotive manufacturer was down about 2 percent on news the automaker was recalling nearly 150,000 F-150 pickup trucks to fix airbags that could deploy without warning.
The discount retailer was down about 3 percent, despite posting a higher quarterly profit.
The medical equipment manufacturer was upgraded to buy from neutral at UBS and its price target was raised to $70 from $62.
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