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Stocks to Watch: Ford, Peets, Bunge and More ...

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Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 10:47 AM ET
Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks held modest gains after an unexpected rise in consumer confidence and as several key companies, including Ford and 3M, posted better-than-expected results in a big day for earnings.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 35 points a day after a lackluster sessionas investors awaited earnings reports this week and news from the Federal Reserve's policy setting meeting on Wednesday.

Among Dow components, Caterpillar, 3M and General Electric advanced, while Coca-Cola and Home Depot fell.

Here are six stocks that are on the move:

Ford
The auto manufacturer posted its best first-quarter performance since 1998 with with a $2.6 billion profit.

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Royal Caribbean
The cruise line's 2011 estimates were reduced at JPMorgan, the firm citing higher fuel expenses.

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Flowers Foods
The food manufacturer was upgraded to overweight from equal weight at Stephens.

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Athenahealth
The medical billing firm was initiated sell at Oppenheimer.

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Bunge
The food producer had its first quarter estimates raised at Jefferies. The firm also increased the price target to $84 from $78.

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Peets Coffee
The coffee retailer was downgraded to neutral from outperform at RW Baird.

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