Analysts' Actions: EBAY, FFIV, SWY
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- CHANGE IN RATINGS
Bank of New York Mellon(BK) was upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.
eBay(NOK) was upgraded at Benchmark from Hold to Buy. $45 price target. Marketplace is recovering, and the company is seeing higher mobile growth, Benchmark said.
eBay was upgraded from Neutral to Overweight at Piper Jaffray. $50 price target. Mobile payments should drive growth and bring the company a higher multiple, Piper Jaffray said.
Eni SpA(E) was upgraded to Buy at TheStreet Ratings.
F5 Networks(FFIV) was upgraded at Wunderlich from Hold to Buy. $145 price target. Accelerating sales growth is driving margin expansion, Wunderlich said.
F5 Networks was upgraded at Capstone from Hold to Buy. $149 price target. Company is seeing higher sales and earnings growth, Capstone said.
Liberty Media(LMCA) was initiated with a Buy rating at Miller Tabak. $101 price target. Company should continue to unlock value, Miller Tabak said.
Navistar(NAV) was downgraded from Outperform to Market Perform at Wells Fargo. Company is facing many near-term hurdles, Wells Fargo said.
Perrigo(PRGO) was downgraded at Caris & Co. from Buy to Above Average. Company is facing a weak flu season and continued margin pressure, Caris said.
Parexel(PRXL) was upgraded at Wells Fargo to Outperform. Sales momentum should continue throughout the year, Wells Fargo said.
Safeway(SWY) was upgraded at Deutsche Bank from Sell to Hold. Valuation call, based on a $22 price target, Deutsche said.
Toll Brothers(TOL) was upgraded at Deutsche Bank from Hold to Buy. $30 price target. Company has a strong balance sheet and can continue to grow, Deutsche Bank said.
Stock Comments / EPS Changes
Amphenol(APH) estimates, target were boosted at Credit Suisse. Shares are now seen reaching $65. Estimates were also increased, given the company's new guidance, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating.
American Express(AXP) numbers were increased at Morgan Stanley. Estimates were increased through 2014. Company is realizing higher sales growth, Morgan Stanley said. Equal-weight rating and new $61 price target.