Stocks to Watch: Family Dollar, Exelon and More ...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks were lower Wednesday as concerns grew after a report suggested that the Federal Reserve's next round of quantitative easing will be less aggressive than expected.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 100 points, led by Home Depot, Alcoa and DuPont, after eking out a gain in the previous session.

So which individual stocks are worth watching today? Here are six that are on the move:

Family Dollar Stores Inc

The retail chain was trading at an all-time high this morning. The company also upgraded to overweight from neutral at Johnson Rice.

-----------Exelon Corp
The utility service company was downgraded to sell from neutral at Goldman Sachs.

-----------Motorola Inc
The telecommunications company was upgraded to buy from neutral at MKM Partners.

-----------Abbott Laboratories
The pharmaceutical company was downgraded to hold from buy at Argus Research which increased competition cited for the downgrade.


Cigna Corp
The health care provider was upgraded to outperform from neutral at Cowen and Company. The firm projected earnings growth for the company in 2011.


First Horizon National Corp
The bank was trading at lows not seen since May 2009.


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