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Over 10 years of investing experience, I use dividend reinvestment to accumulate stocks. I view myself as a Long-Long investor, very rarely (if ever) making short term trades. My three model portfolios--Widows and Orphans, Climbers and Dogs, and Pretty Girls and Railroads, are basically each 1/3... More
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    Performance
    Day30 Day1 Year
     
    3M Co
    MMM:NYQ
     
    -0.26%+6.64%+26.32%
     
    American Capital Agency Corp
    AGNC:NSQ
     
    ---11.04%-22.16%
     
    Apple Inc
    AAPL:NSQ
     
    +1.54%+12.93%-13.81%
     
    ArcelorMittal SA
    MT:NYQ
     
    -0.30%+17.23%-23.57%
     
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc
    BRK.B:NYQ
     
    -0.78%+4.02%+29.79%
     
    Blackrock Kelso Capital Corp
    BKCC:NSQ
     
    -2.82%+6.73%+4.49%
     
    Caterpillar Inc
    CAT:NYQ
     
    +1.17%+1.37%-6.10%
     
    Cooper Tire & Rubber Co
    CTB:NYQ
     
    +0.09%+1.09%+33.37%
     
    Credit Suisse High Yield Bond
    DHY:ASQ
     
    0.00%-0.11%+2.96%
     
    CSX Corp
    CSX:NYQ
     
    -0.12%+6.30%+26.19%
     
    CYS Investments Inc
    CYS:NYQ
     
    -0.24%-9.01%-23.87%
     
    E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co
    DD:NYQ
     
    -0.21%+9.60%+29.75%
     
    Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund
    EXG:NYQ
     
    -0.93%+4.31%+15.98%
     
    Ellington Financial LLC
    EFC:NYQ
     
    -0.22%+0.13%+11.00%
     
    Garmin Ltd
    GRMN:NSQ
     
    +0.08%+1.91%-7.10%
     
    General Electric Co
    GE:NYQ
     
    -0.65%+5.61%+18.32%
     
    Herbalife Ltd
    HLF:NYQ
     
    +3.63%+34.18%+85.25%
     
    JPMorgan Chase and Co
    JPM:NYQ
     
    -0.64%+6.21%+32.35%
     
    KCAP Financial Inc
    KCAP:NSQ
     
    -0.66%-4.44%+19.77%
     
    KKR & Co LP
    KKR:NYQ
     
    +0.48%+5.65%+41.61%
     
    Lockheed Martin Corp
    LMT:NYQ
     
    -0.01%+10.63%+33.56%
     
    Lorillard Inc
    LO:NYQ
     
    -1.34%-0.76%+224.44%
     
    Magna International Inc
    MGA:NYQ
     
    +0.99%+7.25%+53.96%
     
    Microsoft Corp
    MSFT:NSQ
     
    -0.25%-8.70%+19.65%
     
    Nordic American Tanker Ltd
    NAT:NYQ
     
    +2.06%+34.85%+22.11%
     
    Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC
    OZM:NYQ
     
    -0.88%+7.57%+28.54%
     
    Pitney Bowes Inc
    PBI:NYQ
     
    +2.08%+0.27%+42.30%
     
    Prospect Capital Corp
    PSEC:NSQ
     
    +0.72%+2.50%+8.91%
     
    Randgold Resources Ltd
    GOLD:NSQ
     
    +0.08%+14.64%-25.07%
     
    Resource Capital Corp
    RSO:NYQ
     
    +0.61%+6.83%+24.29%
     
    Siemens AG
    SI:NYQ
     
    -1.17%+6.84%+5.75%
     
    SK Telecom Co Ltd
    SKM:NYQ
     
    +0.72%+9.49%+40.62%
     
    Solar Capital Ltd
    SLRC:NSQ
     
    0.00%-3.72%-2.13%
     
    Southern Copper Corp
    SCCO:NYQ
     
    -1.24%+0.58%-25.27%
     
    Sunoco Logistics Partners LP
    SXL:NYQ
     
    -0.74%-3.77%+26.06%
     
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
    TMO:NYQ
     
    -0.21%+6.82%+42.19%
     
    Total SA
    TOT:NYQ
     
    -0.97%+8.46%+4.70%
     
    Two Harbors Investment Corp
    TWO:NYQ
     
    -0.30%-1.85%-3.92%
     
    Verizon Communications Inc
    VZ:NYQ
     
    +0.92%+3.29%+23.62%
     
    Visa Inc
    V:NYQ
     
    -0.64%+5.05%+27.42%
     
    Vodafone Group PLC
    VOD:NSQ
     
    +0.17%+3.95%+22.80%
     
    Walter Investment Management Corp
    WAC:NYQ
     
    -0.03%+13.69%-10.65%
     
    Xinyuan Real Estate Co Ltd
    XIN:NYQ
     
    0.00%+20.14%+47.40%
     
    Zweig Total Return
    ZTR:NYQ
     
    +0.46%+3.20%+12.44%
     
    Total 
    +0.07%+5.59%+18.10%
     
    As of BST 21:05 Jul 29 2013. Performance data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
     
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    Analysts' Upgrades

    • Actavis Inc. (NYSE:ACT) was upgraded by analysts at Leerink Swann from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $155.00 price target on the stock. 16.8% Upside.
    • INTER NATIONAL MARKET INDEX (NYSE:ADR) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $35.10 price target on the stock.
    • Air France-KLM (NASDAQ:AFLYY) was upgraded by analysts at RBC Capital from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating.
    • Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (NYSE:BK) was upgraded by analysts at Guggenheim from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:BONT) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Cheesecake Factory Inc. (NASDAQ:CAKE) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • CEC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:CEC) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Celestica (NYSE:CLS) was upgraded by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $11.75 price target on the stock, up previously from $8.50. 16.2% Upside.
    • Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE:COG) was upgraded by analysts at Oppenheimer from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $100.00 price target on the stock. 29.6% Upside.
    • Computer Programs & Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "strong-buy" rating. They now have a $65.00 price target on the stock. 22.0% Upside.
    • D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE:DHI) was upgraded by analysts at CRT Capital from a "fair value" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $26.00 price target on the stock. 34.5% Upside.
    • D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE:DHI) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • DineEquity Inc. (NYSE:DIN) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Glacier Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI) was upgraded by analysts at SunTrust from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Geeknet Inc. (NASDAQ:GKNT) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Hasbro Inc. (NYSE:HAS) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:HOV) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • H&R Block Inc. (NYSE:HRB) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Hormel Foods Corp. (NYSE:HRL) was upgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse from a "neutral" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $39.00. 11.0% Upside.
    • International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Ingredion Inc (NASDAQ:INGR) was upgraded by analysts at BB&T Corp. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $81.00 price target on the stock. 24.6% Upside.
    • KB Home (NYSE:KBH) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE:LGF) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • M.D.C. Holdings Inc. (NYSE:MDC) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE:MTD) was upgraded by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $252.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $205.00. 14.8% Upside.
    • Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) was upgraded by analysts at CJS Securities from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $50.00. 22.6% Upside.
    • Publicis Groupe S.A. (NASDAQ:PUBGY) was upgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Publicis Groupe S.A. (NASDAQ:PUBGY) was upgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Publicis Groupe S.A. (NASDAQ:PUBGY) was upgraded by analysts at Societe Generale from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Quality Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) was upgraded by analysts at Sterne Agee from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $28.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $24.00. 32.4% Upside.
    • Range Resources Corp. (NYSE:RRC) was upgraded by analysts at Oppenheimer from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $100.00 price target on the stock. 24.3% Upside.
    • Shire Plc. (NASDAQ:SHPG) was upgraded by analysts at SunTrust from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $125.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $100.00. 15.1% Upside.
    • Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE:SPF) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Strayer Education Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • TransCanada Co. (NYSE:TRP) was upgraded by analysts at Desjardins from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • TransCanada Co. (NYSE:TRP) was upgraded by analysts at TD Securities from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Tata Motors (NYSE:TTM) was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from a "buy" rating to a "conviction-buy" rating.
    • Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Wesco International Inc. (NYSE:WCC) was upgraded by analysts at Wunderlich from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $94.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $79.00. 26.2% Upside.
    • Warner Chilcott Plc (NASDAQ:WCRX) was upgraded by analysts at Leerink Swann from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating. They now have a $25.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $21.00. 18.8% Upside.
    • The Wendy's Co. (NYSE:WEN) was upgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY) was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating.
    • Woodward Inc. (NYSE:WWD) was upgraded by analysts at Drexel Hamilton from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock. 16.7% Upside.Analysts' Downgrades
    • Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Alamos Gold Inc (NYSE:AGI) was downgraded by analysts at Macquarie from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (NASDAQ:AMCC) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • American Superconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:AMSC) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:APD) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $104.00 price target on the stock. 0.1% Downside.
    • Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:APD) was downgraded by analysts at BGC Financial from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating. They now have a $94.00 price target on the stock. 9.7% Downside.
    • AXT Inc. (NASDAQ:AXTI) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • bebe Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:BEBE) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE:CGI) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $20.00 price target on the stock. 1.8% Downside.
    • Canadian Natrl Res (NYSE:CNQ) was downgraded by analysts at Macquarie from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Canadian Natrl Res (NYSE:CNQ) was downgraded by analysts at TD Securities from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Credit Agricole (NASDAQ:CRARY) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Cazenove from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Credit Agricole (NASDAQ:CRARY) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Cash America International Inc. (NYSE:CSH) was downgraded by analysts at Sterne Agee from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $42.00. 17.1% Downside.
    • Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ:CVCY) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $9.50 price target on the stock. 5.4% Downside.
    • Changyou.com Ltd (NASDAQ:CYOU) was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $1.73 price target on the stock, up previously from $1.41. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 95.8% Downside.
    • Daegis (NASDAQ:DAEG) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSEMKT:ETF) (NYSE:EWU) was downgraded by analysts at Nomura to an "underweight" rating.
    • First Community Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCBC) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • First Community Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:FCBC) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $17.00 price target on the stock. 2.7% Upside.
    • Forum Energy Technologies Inc. (NYSE:FET) was downgraded by analysts at Global Hunter Securities from a "neutral" rating to a "reduce" rating. They now have a $24.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $31.00. 15.3% Downside.
    • FLIR Systems Inc (NASDAQ:FLIR) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a "neutral" rating to an "underweight" rating. They now have a $29.50 price target on the stock. 9.1% Downside.
    • FLIR Systems Inc (NASDAQ:FLIR) was downgraded by analysts at JPMorgan Cazenove from a "neutral" rating to an "underweight" rating.
    • Francesca's Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:FRAN) was downgraded by analysts at Wedbush from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $40.00. 16.3% Upside.
    • Fortinet Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) was downgraded by analysts at Northland Capital Partners from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock. 11.0% Upside.
    • Fortinet Inc. (NASDAQ:FTNT) was downgraded by analysts at Northland Securities from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $23.00 price target on the stock. 11.0% Upside.
    • International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • ING Groep (NYSE:ING) was downgraded by analysts at BTIG Research from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • ING Groep (NYSE:ING) was downgraded by analysts at ING Group from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • KBR Inc. (NYSE:KBR) was downgraded by analysts at William Blair from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $37.00 price target on the stock. 15.3% Upside.
    • Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA) was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $70.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 3.2% Upside.
    • Marston's (LON:MARS) was downgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a GBX 155 ($2.38) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 150 ($2.31).
    • Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) was downgraded by analysts at Atlantic Securities from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $35.00. 4.4% Upside.
    • Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $71.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 11.9% Upside.
    • Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL) was downgraded by analysts at Merrill Lynch from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating.
    • Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $129.00 price target on the stock. 2.1% Downside.
    • SandRidge Permian Trust (NYSE:PER) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • Ryder System Inc. (NYSE:R) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE:RF) was downgraded by analysts at Barclays Capital to an "overweight" rating. They now have a $5.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $7.00. 51.1% Downside.
    • RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) was downgraded by analysts at Barclays Capital from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating. They now have a $5.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $7.00. 9.3% Downside.
    • RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating.
    • Riverbed Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:RVBD) was downgraded by analysts at Northland Capital Partners from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock. 2.9% Upside.
    • Riverbed Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:RVBD) was downgraded by analysts at Northland Securities from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $18.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 2.9% Upside.
    • Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY) was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corp. from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating. They now have a $50.00 price target on the stock. 6.8% Downside.
    • Smith Micro Software (NASDAQ:SMSI) was downgraded by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating.
    • Senior (LON:SNR) was downgraded by analysts at N+1 Singer from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a GBX 270 ($4.15) price target on the stock.
    • T. Rowe Price Group Inc. (NASDAQ:TROW) was downgraded by analysts at RBC Capital from an "outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $82.00. 4.9% Upside.
    • Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (NYSE:TRQ) was downgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $5.50 price target on the stock, down previously from $10.00. 3.4% Upside.
    • ING US Inc (NASDAQ:VOYA) was downgraded by analysts at BTIG Research from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock. 0.7% Downside.
    • Washington Banking Co. (NASDAQ:WBCO) was downgraded by analysts at Raymond James from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating. They now have a $15.00 price target on the stock. 0.8% Downside.
    • Washington Banking Co. (NASDAQ:WBCO) was downgraded by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating.
    • Whole Foods Market Inc. (NYSE:WFM) was downgraded by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. They now have a $54.00 price target on the stock. 3.5% Downside.
    • WNS Holdings Ltd (NYSE:WNS) was downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $20.00 price target on the stock. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 0.7% Upside.
    • Wet Seal Inc. (NASDAQ:WTSL) was downgraded by analysts at B. Riley from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $5.10 price target on the stock, down previously from $6.25. They noted that the move was a valuation call. 6.9% Upside.

    Analysts' New Coverage

    • American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AFG) is now covered by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. They set a "market perform" rating on the stock.
    • 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE:DDD) is now covered by analysts at Brean Capital. They set a "buy" rating and a $60.00 price target on the stock. 26.7% Upside.
    • FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse. They set a "neutral" rating and a $108.00 price target on the stock. 3.3% Upside.
    • Hi-Crush Partners LP (NASDAQ:HCLP) is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse. They set an "outperform" rating on the stock.
    • Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp. (NYSE:JMI) is now covered by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus. They set a "buy" rating on the stock.
    • Luxfer Holdings PLC (NASDAQ:LXFR) is now covered by analysts at Thomson Reuters/Verus. They set a "hold" rating on the stock.
    • Parallel Media Group plc (LON:PAA) is now covered by analysts at Sanlam Securities. They set a "buy" rating and a GBX 8 ($0.12) price target on the stock.
    • Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POM) is now covered by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They set an "equal weight" rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. 2.1% Downside.
    • Repros Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RPRX) is now covered by analysts at Brean Capital. They set a "buy" rating on the stock.
    • Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS) is now covered by analysts at Brean Capital. They set a "buy" rating and a $102.00 price target on the stock. 15.7% Upside.
    • Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:SWHC) is now covered by analysts at Dougherty & Co. They set a "buy" rating on the stock.
    • Victrex (LON:VCT) is now covered by analysts at Barclays Capital. They set an "overweight" rating and a GBX 1,860 ($28.61) price target on the stock.
    • Volkswagen AG (NASDAQ:VLKAY) is now covered by analysts at Berenberg Bank. They set a "buy" rating on the stock.
    • Verastem Inc. (NASDAQ:VSTM) is now covered by analysts at Jefferies Group. They set a "buy" rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. 42.1% Upside.
    • Yrc Worldwide (NASDAQ:YRCW) is now covered by analysts at Credit Suisse. They set an "underperform" rating and a $7.00 price target on the stock. 77.8% Downside.

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