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Stocks to Watch: SodaStream, Gap, Akamai and More...

CNBC.com
Thursday, 28 Jul 2011 | 10:04 AM ET
Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks were narrowly mixed Thursday as investors continued to remain on edge ahead of a key vote on a bill to cut the U.S. deficit in Congress, even after encouraging news that weekly jobless claims fell more than expected.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened higher, after skidding nearly 200 points in the previous session.

Here are six stocks that are on the move:

SodaStream
The home carbonation system maker's price target raised to $80 from $60 at Oppenheimer.

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Gap
The apparel retailer was upgraded to buy from hold at Jefferies.

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Akamai
The internet services company's second quarter profit narrowly missed expectations.

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Whiting Petroleum
The oil and gas company was downgraded to market perform from outperform at BMO Capital.

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Sketchers USA
The footwear retailer was upgraded to buy from hold at BB&T Capital Markets.

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Linn Energy
The energy company's quarterly results missed estimates.

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