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    Equities 
    Performance
    Day30 Day1 Year
     
    3M Co
    MMM:NYQ
     
    +0.19%+7.68%+26.26%
     
    American Capital Agency Corp
    AGNC:NSQ
     
    ---7.33%-22.16%
     
    Apple Inc
    AAPL:NSQ
     
    -0.46%+8.91%-15.58%
     
    ArcelorMittal SA
    MT:NYQ
     
    +0.78%+13.85%-24.38%
     
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc
    BRK.B:NYQ
     
    +0.52%+4.46%+30.51%
     
    Blackrock Kelso Capital Corp
    BKCC:NSQ
     
    +0.50%+9.77%+5.72%
     
    Caterpillar Inc
    CAT:NYQ
     
    -1.56%+0.50%-7.08%
    D
    Cooper Tire & Rubber Co
    CTB:NYQ
     
    -0.24%+3.27%+33.10%
     
    Credit Suisse High Yield Bond
    DHY:ASQ
     
    +0.33%+3.20%+2.64%
     
    CSX Corp
    CSX:NYQ
     
    +0.08%+7.87%+27.78%
     
    CYS Investments Inc
    CYS:NYQ
     
    -0.48%-7.22%-24.15%
     
    E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co
    DD:NYQ
     
    +0.37%+8.91%+29.87%
     
    Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund
    EXG:NYQ
     
    +0.21%+7.53%+16.58%
     
    Ellington Financial LLC
    EFC:NYQ
     
    +0.22%+3.25%+11.14%
     
    Garmin Ltd
    GRMN:NSQ
     
    +0.81%+6.47%-6.22%
     
    General Electric Co
    GE:NYQ
     
    +0.28%+6.84%+19.29%
     
    Herbalife Ltd
    HLF:NYQ
     
    -1.03%+23.12%+75.77%
     
    JPMorgan Chase and Co
    JPM:NYQ
     
    -0.23%+9.21%+34.26%
     
    KCAP Financial Inc
    KCAP:NSQ
     
    -0.84%+4.13%+21.92%
     
    KKR & Co LP
    KKR:NYQ
     
    +1.36%+10.44%+42.76%
     
    Lockheed Martin Corp
    LMT:NYQ
     
    +0.32%+15.27%+33.03%
     
    Lorillard Inc
    LO:NYQ
     
    +0.32%+2.34%+233.60%
     
    Magna International Inc
    MGA:NYQ
     
    +1.55%+12.65%+54.77%
     
    Microsoft Corp
    MSFT:NSQ
     
    -1.78%-6.77%+19.09%
     
    Nordic American Tanker Ltd
    NAT:NYQ
     
    +0.10%+39.27%+22.58%
     
    Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC
    OZM:NYQ
     
    +0.63%+8.37%+28.88%
     
    Pitney Bowes Inc
    PBI:NYQ
     
    +0.34%+1.25%+41.09%
     
    Prospect Capital Corp
    PSEC:NSQ
     
    +0.73%+4.50%+8.63%
     
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD:NSQ
     
    -0.01%+12.54%-26.73%
     
    Resource Capital Corp
    RSO:NYQ
     
    +0.46%+8.73%+23.01%
     
    Siemens AG
    SI:NYQ
     
    -5.49%+6.83%+4.61%
     
    SK Telecom Co Ltd
    SKM:NYQ
     
    +1.61%+13.30%+39.92%
     
    Solar Capital Ltd
    SLRC:NSQ
     
    -1.71%-0.53%-1.32%
     
    Southern Copper Corp
    SCCO:NYQ
     
    -0.64%+2.09%-25.27%
     
    Sunoco Logistics Partners LP
    SXL:NYQ
     
    -0.08%-1.36%+25.28%
     
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
    TMO:NYQ
     
    +0.71%+9.77%+43.53%
     
    Total SA
    TOT:NYQ
     
    +0.40%+12.17%+5.41%
     
    Two Harbors Investment Corp
    TWO:NYQ
     
    -0.10%-0.52%-4.76%
     
    Verizon Communications Inc
    VZ:NYQ
     
    +0.66%+1.54%+21.79%
     
    Visa Inc
    V:NYQ
     
    +4.21%+7.84%+29.22%
     
    Vodafone Group PLC
    VOD:NSQ
     
    +0.52%+6.29%+22.33%
     
    Walter Investment Management Corp
    WAC:NYQ
     
    +1.11%+17.57%-10.72%
     
    Xinyuan Real Estate Co Ltd
    XIN:NYQ
     
    0.00%+25.55%+45.16%
     
    Zweig Total Return
    ZTR:NYQ
     
    -0.08%+5.41%+12.28%
     
    Total 
    +0.15%+7.54%+17.94%
     
    As of BST 21:06 Jul 25 2013. Performance data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
     
    Today's Market Overview
    FTSE 100DOWS&P 500
    6,588 32.48 / -0.49%15,556 13.37 / +0.09%1,690 4.31 / +0.26%
    BST 16:35 Jul 25 2013BST 21:32 Jul 25 2013BST 21:32 Jul 25 2013

    Top Stories

    Analysts' Upgrades

    • Allstate Corp. (NYSE:ALL) was upgraded by analysts at RBC Capital from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $59.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $51.00. 15.7% Upside.
    • BBA Aviation (LON:BBA) was upgraded by analysts at Westhouse Securities from a "neutral" rating to an "add" rating. They now have a GBX 320 ($4.88) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 250 ($3.82).
    • Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) was upgraded by analysts at Oppenheimer from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $92.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $71.00. 21.1% Upside.
    • B/E Aerospace Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAV) was upgraded by analysts at Cowen and Company from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating.
    • Baidu.com (NASDAQ:BIDU) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Agricole from an "underperform" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $150.00 price target on the stock. 32.3% Upside.
    • Baidu.com (NASDAQ:BIDU) was upgraded by analysts at Barclays Capital to an "overweight" rating.
    • Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:COG) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $85.00 price target on the stock. 18.5% Upside.
    • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) was upgraded by analysts at National Bank Financial from an "underperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating. They now have a $126.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $120.00. 2.0% Upside.
    • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) was upgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating.
    • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP) was upgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a C$148.00 price target on the stock, up previously from C$145.00. 16.1% Upside.
    • Charter Hall Retail REIT (ASX:CQR) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Citrix Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) was upgraded by analysts at JG Capital from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $78.00 price target on the stock. 15.6% Upside.
    • Cenovus Energy (TSE:CVE) was upgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a C$40.00 price target on the stock. 31.2% Upside.
    • Cenovus Energy (NYSE:CVE) was upgraded by analysts at Scotiabank from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating.
    • Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL) was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock. 20.2% Upside.
    • Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL) was upgraded by analysts at Evercore Partners from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating. They now have a $21.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $15.00. 1.0% Upside.
    • DCT Industrial Trust Inc. (NYSE:DCT) was upgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $8.50 price target on the stock. 10.5% Upside.
    • EnCana Co. (NYSE:ECA) was upgraded by analysts at TD Securities from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • EnCana Co. (TSE:ECA) was upgraded by analysts at TD Securities from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a C$22.00 price target on the stock. 23.7% Upside.
    • Equinix Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX) was upgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $225.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 17.4% Upside.
    • Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) was upgraded by analysts at BTIG Research from a "sell" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) was upgraded by analysts at JMP Securities from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock. 43.3% Upside.
    • Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) was upgraded by analysts at Evercore Partners from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $26.00. 28.3% Upside.
    • F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) was upgraded by analysts at Northland Securities from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $98.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $18.00. 20.4% Upside.
    • Five Below Inc (NASDAQ:FIVE) was upgraded by analysts at Northland Securities from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $98.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $80.00. 145.6% Upside.
    • Frisch's Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:FRS) was upgraded by analysts at Sidoti from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) was upgraded by analysts at ISI Group from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $70.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $55.00. 21.6% Upside.
    • Ingram Micro Inc. Shs -A- (NYSE:IM) was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $26.00 price target on the stock. 25.2% Upside.
    • JD Wetherspoon (LON:JDW) was upgraded by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a GBX 725 ($11.07) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 520 ($7.94).
    • Morgan Advanced Materials (LON:MGAM) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a GBX 345 ($5.27) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 320 ($4.88).
    • Mullen Group Ltd. (TSE:MTL) was upgraded by analysts at National Bank Financial from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a C$26.00 price target on the stock, up previously from C$23.50. 12.7% Upside.
    • Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $105.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $75.00. 16.3% Upside.
    • Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Nort (NASDAQ:OMAB) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC) was upgraded by analysts at KeyCorp from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Sands China Ltd. (NASDAQ:SCHYY) was upgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE:SHW) was upgraded by analysts at Northcoast Research from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $206.00 price target on the stock. 19.7% Upside.
    • TrueBlue Inc. (NYSE:TBI) was upgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $23.00. 17.7% Upside.
    • VMware Inc. (NYSE:VMW) was upgraded by analysts at JG Capital from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $93.00 price target on the stock. 11.8% Upside.
    • Westpac Banking Co. (NYSE:WBK) was upgraded by analysts at Macquarie from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating.
    • ZELTIQ Aesthetics Inc. (NASDAQ:ZLTQ) was upgraded by analysts at William Blair from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating.

    Analysts' Downgrades

    • AmerisourceBergen Corp. (NYSE:ABC) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from a "strong-buy" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $63.00 price target on the stock. 11.0% Upside.
    • Associated Estates Realty Corp. (NYSE:AEC) was downgraded by analysts at Sandler O'Neill from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $17.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $19.00. 7.2% Upside.
    • Angie's List Inc. (NASDAQ:ANGI) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from a "strong-buy" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $29.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $28.00. 9.4% Upside.
    • Allegheny Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ATI) was downgraded by analysts at Davenport from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $26.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $40.00. 3.4% Downside.
    • Allegheny Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ATI) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • Avago Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:AVGO) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • AZ Electronic Materials SA (LON:AZEM) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a GBX 380 ($5.80) price target on the stock.
    • Britvic (LON:BVIC) was downgraded by analysts at Investec from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a GBX 516 ($7.88) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 545 ($8.32).
    • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) was downgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $86.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $96.00. 3.1% Upside.
    • Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating.
    • Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) was downgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $14.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $19.00. 17.6% Downside.
    • Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) was downgraded by analysts at CL King from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) was downgraded by analysts at Monness Crespi & Hardt from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Euromoney Institutional Invest (LON:ERM) was downgraded by analysts at Westhouse Securities from a "neutral" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a GBX 898 ($13.71) price target on the stock.
    • easyJet (LON:EZJ) was downgraded by analysts at Charles Stanley from a "hold" rating to a "reduce" rating.
    • Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) was downgraded by analysts at RBC Capital from an "outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $19.00. 3.6% Upside.
    • First BanCorp (Puerto Rico) (NYSE:FBP) was downgraded by analysts at Guggenheim from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) was downgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • First Midwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:FMBI) was downgraded by analysts at DA Davidson from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $17.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $15.50. 9.8% Upside.
    • F.N.B. Corp. (NYSE:FNB) was downgraded by analysts at Guggenheim from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $13.00 price target on the stock. 2.2% Downside.
    • FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE:FTI) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock. 15.8% Upside.
    • Fulton Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FULT) was downgraded by analysts at Sandler O'Neill from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. (NASDAQ:GLDD) was downgraded by analysts at BB&T Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $8.50 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 0.6% Upside.
    • Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX) was downgraded by analysts at Buckingham Research from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating.
    • Hallmark Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) was downgraded by analysts at Sidoti from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • IBERIABANK Corp. (NASDAQ:IBKC) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $54.00 price target on the stock. 6.8% Downside.
    • Invensys (LON:ISYS) was downgraded by analysts at Societe Generale to a "hold" rating. They now have a GBX 500 ($7.63) price target on the stock.
    • Maidenform Brands Inc. (NYSE:MFB) was downgraded by analysts at Brean Capital from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $547.60 price target on the stock. 2244.2% Upside.
    • Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MLNX) was downgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Cos. from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $65.00. 5.8% Downside.
    • Mullen Group Ltd. (TSE:MTL) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a C$24.00 price target on the stock, up previously from C$23.00. 4.0% Upside.
    • MagnaChip Semiconductor Co. (NYSE:MX) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ:NBBC) was downgraded by analysts at FIG Partners from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $9.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $7.50. 2.3% Upside.
    • Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) was downgraded by analysts at Capital One Financial Corp. from an "add" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. (NYSE:NOR) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $3.50 price target on the stock, down previously from $4.25. 8.7% Upside.
    • NuVasive Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) was downgraded by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $28.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $24.00. 3.7% Upside.
    • Oritani Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:ORIT) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • Prosperity Bancshares Inc (NYSE:PB) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $62.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $60.00. 3.4% Upside.
    • Prosperity Bancshares Inc (NYSE:PB) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $58.00 price target on the stock. 3.3% Downside.
    • PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC) was downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating. They now have a $78.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 1.2% Upside.
    • QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $81.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $70.00. 31.9% Upside.
    • Radware Ltd. (NASDAQ:RDWR) was downgraded by analysts at RBC Capital from an "outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating.
    • Rock-Tenn Co. (NYSE:RKT) was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $120.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $112.00. 5.0% Upside.
    • Ruby Tuesday Inc. (NYSE:RT) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • A. Schulman Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) was downgraded by analysts at Northcoast Research from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock. 19.3% Upside.
    • Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (NYSE:SPR) was downgraded by analysts at Standpoint Research from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM) was downgraded by analysts at William Blair from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM) was downgraded by analysts at Lazard Capital Markets from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $8.00 price target on the stock. 70.6% Upside.
    • Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM) was downgraded by analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Seagate (NYSE:STX) was downgraded by analysts at Craig Hallum from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock. 9.5% Downside.
    • Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:TCBI) was downgraded by analysts at SunTrust from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $49.00. 2.6% Upside.
    • Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:TCBI) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from a "strong-buy" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $52.00 price target on the stock. 11.1% Upside.
    • Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:TCBI) was downgraded by analysts at Sandler O'Neill from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • TC Pipelines, LP (NYSE:TCP) was downgraded by analysts at Ladenburg Thalmann from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $51.00 price target on the stock. 1.8% Upside.
    • International Tower Hill Mines (NYSE:THM) was downgraded by analysts at Cowen and Company to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $0.56 price target on the stock. 36.6% Upside.
    • Tractor Supply Co. (NASDAQ:TSCO) was downgraded by analysts at Piper Jaffray Cos. from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $121.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $120.00. 0.2% Downside.
    • Tyler Technologies Inc. (NYSE:TYL) was downgraded by analysts at Sidoti from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Volvo (NASDAQ:VOLVY) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Western Digital Corp. (NYSE:WDC) was downgraded by analysts at Craig Hallum from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP) was downgraded by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Western Union Co. (NYSE:WU) was downgraded by analysts at Compass Point from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock. 3.2% Upside.

    Analysts' New Coverage

    • Acasti Pharma -a- (NASDAQ:ACST) is now covered by analysts at EuroPacific Canada. They set a "buy" rating on the stock.
    • Aeterna Zentaris (NASDAQ:AEZS) is now covered by analysts at EuroPacific Canada. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock.
    • Anglo American Platinum Limited (NASDAQ:AGPPY) is now covered by analysts at HSBC. They set an "overweight" rating on the stock.
    • Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE:ARO) is now covered by analysts at BlueFin Research. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.
    • Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP Partnership Units (Bermuda) (NYSE:BEP) is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock.
    • B2Gold (TSE:BTO) is now covered by analysts at National Bank Financial. They set an "outperform" rating and a C$4.35 price target on the stock. 45.0% Upside.
    • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP) is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock.
    • Cardiome Pharma (NASDAQ:CRME) is now covered by analysts at EuroPacific Canada. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock.
    • Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) is now covered by analysts at CL King. They set a "buy" rating on the stock.
    • Devro (LON:DVO) is now covered by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. They set an "overweight" rating and a GBX 354 ($5.40) price target on the stock.
    • Healthlease Properties (TSE:HLP.UN) is now covered by analysts at Laurentian. They set a "buy" rating and a C$12.00 price target on the stock.
    • Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) is now covered by analysts at Barrington Research. They set an "outperform" rating and a $46.65 price target on the stock. 0.0% Downside.
    • Healthways Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) is now covered by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They set an "equal weight" rating on the stock.
    • Lonmin Plc (NASDAQ:LNMIY) is now covered by analysts at HSBC. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock.
    • NASDAQ (NASDAQ:LNMIY.PK) is now covered by analysts at HSBC. They set a "neutral" rating on the stock.
    • Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) is now covered by analysts at Laurentian. They set a "buy" rating and a C$13.75 price target on the stock. 8.9% Upside.
    • Mattioli Woods plc (LON:MTW) is now covered by analysts at N+1 Singer. They set a "buy" rating and a GBX 335 ($5.11) price target on the stock.
    • West Corp (NASDAQ:WSTC) is now covered by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They set a "market perform" rating on the stock.

    Disclosure: I am long CP, COG, MMM, AAPL, MT, BRK.B, BKCC, CAT, CTB, DHY, CSX, CYS, DD, EXG, EFC, GRMN, GE, HLF, JPM, KCAP, KKR, LMT, LO, MGA, MSFT, NAT, OZM, PBI, PSEC, GOLD, RSO, SI, SKM, SLRC, SCCO, SXL, TMO, TOT, TWO, VZ, V, VOD, WAC, XIN, ZTR.

    Themes: Widows and Orphans Stocks: COG, CP, MMM, AAPL, MT, BRK.B, BKCC, CAT, CTB, DHY, CSX, CYS, DD, EXG, EFC, GRMN, GE, HLF, JPM, KCAP, KKR, LMT, LO, MGA, MSFT, NAT, OZM, PBI, PSEC, GOLD, RSO, SI, SKM, SLRC, SCCO, SXL, TMO, TOT, TWO, VZ, V, VOD, WAC, XIN, ZTR
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