Stocks to Watch: Deere, Baidu and More ...

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Six in 60

Stocks fluctuated in a narrow range Wednesday as investors raked in profits a day after the market closed at fresh 2-1/2 year highs.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up more than 10 points, after the blue-chip index finished higher for a seventh-consecutive session on Tuesday.

Chevron , IBM and United Technologies slipped, while Disney and Coca-Cola were higher on the blue-chip index.

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

Deere & Company

The commercial vehicles and truck company was trading at all-time highs Wednesday morning. The shares were up nearly 14 percent so far this year.


Ingersoll-Rand PLC
The industrial machinery company was downgraded to hold from buy at Keybanc.


McDonald's Corporation
The restaurant franchise was added to the key calls list at UBS with the price target at $86.


Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.
The building materials company was downgraded to neutral from buy at Davenport.


Baidu Incorporation
The online marketing website was upgraded to overweight from neutral at HSBC. The firm also raised the price target to $158 from $116.


Lennar Corporation
The homebuilder and financial service company was initiated outperform with a $22 price target at RBC Capital.


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