Stocks to Watch: Tractor Supply, Potash and More ...
Stocks sank at the open Wednesday as the S&P 500 marked the two-year anniversary of the trough of the financial crisis, and as oil prices rose.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 20 points after rising sharply on Tuesday.
Among Dow componentsDuPont , Caterpillar , and Alcoa fell, while IBM and Wal-Mart rose.
So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:
The farming supplier was upgraded to outperform from neutral at RW Baird, the firm raising the price target to $64 from $53.
The chemical company was downgraded to hold from buy at Citi. The firm also cut the price target to $60 from $67.
The financial holding company was upgraded to buy from hold at Stifel Nicolaus with a price target of $29.
The gas exploration company was downgraded to market perform from outperform at Morgan Keegan.
The food producer was hitting all-time highs Wednesday morning.
The retailer's shares were up about 10 percent Wednesday after an upgrade to buy from nuetral at Miller Tabak.
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