Stocks to Watch: Noble, Itron, Blue Coat and More...

Six in 60
Six in 60

Stocks rallied back after paring gains in quiet trading before the Memorial Day holiday following mixed economic news on consumer sentiment and home sales.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose more than 60 points after ending modestly higherin a choppy session on Thursday.

Here are six stocks that are on the move:

Noble Energy
The energy company was upgraded to buy from neutral at Sterne Agee.


The electrical components and equipment company was downgraded to sell from neutral at R. W. Baird. The firm also cut the price target to $44 from $60.


JM Smucker
The food company was trading at all-time highs not seen since its IPO in 1959.


Blue Coat Systems
The telecom company was downgraded to neutral from outperform at Wedbush Securities.


The consumer electronics manufacturer was upgraded to buy from hold at Maxim Group, with a price target of $35.


Citrix Systems
The software company was trading at highs not seen in more than a decade.


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