Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH): Brean Capital raised its price target on Dish to $54 from $49 on the belief that the company is potentially on a pathway to significant value creation; the firm expects Dish to regain its position as a low-cost provider make a return to subscriber growth, which will capture market share and create significant shareholder value. The firm rates Dish shares a Buy.
Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO): Bernstein upgraded Yahoo to Outperform from Market Perform; the analyst has increased confidence in Alibaba’s trajectory and said it is likely worth at least $24 per share to Yahoo. Current share valuation attributes no value to the core business, and Yahoo’s stock carries a $40 price target from Bernstein.
Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): Piper Jaffray recommends buying shares of Cummins on weakness based on the company’s third-quarter results and guidance shortfall; Piper still believes Cummins’s 2014 fiscal year is shaping up nicely and keeps an Overweight rating on the stock.
Susquehanna Bancshares (NASDAQ:SUSQ): Sterne Agee upgraded Susquehanna to Buy from Neutral due to recent share underperformance; new, rebooted expectations; and potential catalysts that include cost-cutting, credit leverage, and capital management; the firm’s price target for Susquehanna shares is $13.50.