Google (NASDAQ:GOOG): Bank of America/Merrill Lynch has raised its price target on Google, as it continues to see numerous 2H13 catalysts for the company including Enhanced campaign rollout, Motorola product launches, YouTube visibility, and traction in product listings ads. It keeps a Buy rating on the shares, and a price target of $950, up from $875.
Boeing (NYSE:BA): Sterne Agee expects the company to benefit significantly from strong commercial aircraft demand, and a book to bill ratio that will be above 1.0 in 2013 and 2014. Stock could increase by 50 percent in value by 2015 says the firm, which keeps a Buy rating on the shares and a raised price target of $120, up from $100.
Swift Transportation (NYSE:SWFT): Cowen believes that Swift remains positioned well for the long-term, after analyst day. The firm calls its growth strategy “bold,” and thinks that the multiple could expand if it produces. It rates the shares a Buy with a $17 price target.
Hartford Financial (NYSE:HIG): Barclays has upgraded Hartford based on upside to its capital management story, driven by buybacks and expanding ROE. Shares are now rated at Overweight, up from Equal Weight, with a price target of $35 from $25.