Analysts' Actions: CAT, LOW, HD, BLL
CBOE Holdings(CBOE) estimates were lowered at Jefferies through 2013. Lower-than-anticipated volumes during the quarter and relatively fixed cost levels, Jefferies said. Hold rating.
Exelon(EXC) price target was lowered at Jefferies to $42. Exposure to change in the commodity price for electricity, Jefferies said. Buy rating.
Hersey Foods(HSY) numbers were raised at Citigroup. Shares are now seen reaching $71. Estimates were also increased on strong pricing growth, Citigroup said. Buy rating.
IBM(IBM) price target was raised to $200 at Credit Suisse. Company maintains a solid earnings outlook, Credit Suisse said. Neutral rating.
JP Morgan(JPM) estimates were increased at Credit Suisse through 2014. Company is realizing higher sales and lower loss provisions, Credit Suisse said. Outperform rating and $55 price target.
JP Morgan estimates raised at UBS through 2013. Results suggest environment may be improving, UBS said. Buy rating.
Scotts Miracle-Gro(SMG) estimates were boosted through 2013 at BMO Capital. Company should benefit from the earlier warm weather, BMO Capital said. Underperform rating and new $44 price target.
Wells Fargo(WFC) numbers were lowered at Oppenheimer. Shares are now seen reaching $35. Estimates were also lowered on tax rate jump, Oppenheimer said. Outperform rating.
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